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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ White Rose with Larkspur No. 2 by Georgia O’Keefe “I have a white rose to tend In July as in January; I give it to the true friend Who offers his frank hand to…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~     The Adoration of Shepard’s by Matthias Stom (Stomer)   “And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ Grapes, Lemons, Pears, and Apples by Vincent Van Gogh Oddly, this is not a painting that I love. Rather I am sharing it with you because it was new to me, when I saw…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~     Peasants Crossing Stream by Jan Siberechts I am not sure why this painting appeals to me as much as it does, as its pallet is much darker than I would normally be…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~     Corn Harvest by Newell Convers Wyeth Autumn is upon us! The vibrancy of these colors shout out to my soul, proclaiming the splendid beauty of the changing season, as busy hands work…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ Bridal Veil Falls, Yosemite by Albert Bierstadt When I think of vistas of Yosemite Valley, I most often think of Ansel Adams’ iconic photographs, as it was Adams who first introduced me to the…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ The Washington Family by Edward Savage In honor of our Nation’s birthday, I wish you a Happy 4th of July and I share with you a portrait of our first, First Family! One of…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ The Garden Parasol by Frederick Carl Frieseke I love the serenity of this painting. It so beautifully captures my idea of a perfect afternoon, one spent reading in the garden, enjoying the sunshine and…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ A Woman’s Work by John Sloan I am not entirely sure of why I was drawn to this painting; but I was and still am, though with a bit of somber appreciation. This is…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~   Jean Renoir Sewing by Pierre-Auguste Renoir In general I am found of Renoir’s work; but I do so love this painting. The colors are exquisite, but I am most drawn to those little…