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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~     Parakeets and Gold Fish Bowl by Louis Comfort Tiffany     “Tiffany created this window specifically for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, claiming that it ‘illustrates most perfectly the possibilities…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~    Lighting the Menorah by Gretty Rubenstien Rotman “I am the Lord; I have called you in righteousness; I will take you by the hand and keep you; I will you as a covenant…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~      The Portland by Antonio Jacobson   U.S.S. Portland, S. S. Packet Company Daily line between Portland and Boston Art does so many different things, from enriching us with beauty, to allowing us to…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~      James Abbott McNeill Whistler by Coast of Brittany (Alone with the Tide) I love being surprised by an artist work; I would not have imagined this to be a piece by Whistler,…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~      Woman Bathing Her Feet in a Brook by Camille Pissarro I have not featured much of Pissarro’s work; I am not sure why, as he is an artist, whom I truly admire…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~      Tents at Lake O’Hara by John Singer Sargent My interest in American artist has certainly grown, since being exposed to more of their efforts, on the East Coast. I was instantly drawn to…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~    Weatherbeaten by Winslow Homer and His Home I first fell in love with Winslow Homer’s work, when I went looking for a gift for Melody, and settled on one of his prints. His…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~  Road to Ogunquit by Clarence Chatterton The Road to Ogunquit, has long been one of my favorite pieces, at the Portland Museum of Art.   Painted by Clarence Chatterton, who was born in New York, and…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~  Mother and Child by Pierre-Auguste Renoir There are many works by Renoir titled Mother and Child, after all an ideal subject for an artist of such skill and talent, who was also a portraitist.…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~  First News of the Battle of Lexington by William Tylee Ranney “The skirmish between Redcoats and Minutemen at Lexington, Massachusetts, on April 19, 1775, signaled the beginning of the American War of Independence.  More…