This is a close-up of the wallpaper mural at Austen & Company. The Biblioteca Wallpaper is by Ekaterina Panikanova. Isn’t it delightful?
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“Nature does not create works of art. It is we, and the faculty of interpretation peculiar to the human mind, that see art.”–Man Ray
Girl with a Tea Cup by Harold Gilman (circa 1914):
This lovely painting by Claude Monet is doing double duty today. My mom is opening a fabulous business (tea/coffee/desserts/books/art/events) in early 2020. I’m doing social media, among other things, for the store. I shared this lovely painting on our FB page a few minutes ago, and thought it far too nice not to do so here, as well.
Came across this book today…
The French artist was born on 8 December 1864:
The doodle is by artist Ichinori.
We got our first snow of the season a couple of days ago, which is early around here. Ugh. I prefer artistic representations of snow over the real thing.
Here’s one from 1915: