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The Concert by Vermeer

Posted March 25, 2013 by Karen in Art / 0 Comments

Vermeer, The Concert, 1658–1660 Oil on canvas, 72.5 x 64.7 cm ~One of approximately only 36 known works by Vermeer in the world ~ The subject is the making of music, suspended in time, at the split second just before […]

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La Belle Dame sans Merci: Pain..

Posted March 4, 2013 by Karen in Art, Poetry / 0 Comments

O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms, Alone and palely loitering? The sedge has withered from the lake, And no birds sing. O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms, So haggard and so woe-begone? The squirrel’s granary is full, And the harvest’s […]

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Ferri’s The First Thanks..

Posted November 19, 2012 by Karen in Art / 0 Comments

Americans celebrate Thanksgiving on Thursday and to mark the occasion, we’ve chosen J.L.g Ferris’s painting depicting the first Thanksgiving. The First Thanksgiving, reproduction of an oil painting by J.L.G. Ferris, early 20th century. Credit: Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (neg. […]

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Leighton’s Flaming June

Posted October 22, 2012 by Karen in Art / 0 Comments

We’re introducing a new addition to Literati Lit. Art Mondays, where we plan to feature a favorite artist or painting. Artist: Lord Frederick Leighton Nationality: English Born: 1830 Died: 1896 Flaming June, c1895 Oil on canvas 120.6 x 120.6 cm […]

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