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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…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~     The Creation by Artist Unknown I would not have thought the Creation, as the subject of the painting; rather it seems to be more about Noah and the Ark, as the animals…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~     The Confab by Eastman Johnson Okay, how did they get up so high? Where did that tiny bouquet of flowers come from, it seems rather chilly for fresh flowers. The innocents and…

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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,…