“I am suffocated and lost when I have not the bright feeling of progression.”-Margaret Fuller (died on 7/19/1850)
Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth by John Singer Sargent, 1889
“Your hand, your tongue: look like the innocent flower, But be the serpent under’t.”-Lady M
An interesting story from my hometown. I love this duo’s use of literary quotes and themes. Be sure to follow the link at the bottom of the article to their Instagram page.
Aphra Behn by Mary Beale
“Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.”-Aphra Behn
…director, composer, screenwriter, and inventor. His novel, Mr. Cantonwine: A Moral Tale, was published in 1953. I read it as a high schooler (in the 1990s). Why, yes, I was that teenager. Here is Mr. Barrymore as a younger man:
The Red Cape by Alfons Mucha, 1902
Elizaveta Martynova by Filipp Malyavin, 1897
Anna Akhmatova by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, 1922.
“You will hear thunder and remember me, and think: she wanted storms…”-Anna Akhmatova
Nurse Reading to a Little Girl by Mary Cassatt, 1895
“If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.”-Émile Zola (born 2 April 1840)