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Les Peintures

I finished another book I’d been slowly working my way through, thanks to the necessity of staying at hime for social distancing. Les Peintures, by Thérèse Burollet, provides a description of every painting, listed by the artists’ last name, in … Continue reading

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La vie en pointillé

French Impressionist painter, Camille Pissaro, was born in the French Antilles on the island of Saint-Thomas on July 10, 1830. He moved to Paris as a young child. He was not formally trained, but learned to paint from his friends … Continue reading

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Ici, enfin, je repose

One of my favorite painters, Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun, was born today, April 16 in 1755. She was born a stone’s throw from the Louvre in the Palais Royale. Her father was a portrait artist in pastels. He taught Élisabeth … Continue reading

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