Lady at the Tea Table by Mary Cassatt, 1883:
Vernon Lee (Violet Paget) by John Singer Sargent, 1889:
Woman Reading by Peter Ilsted, circa 1905:
I’ve been sick since Tuesday/Wednesday. I should be back to regular blogging soon. Until then, please enjoy this painting by Michael Ancher. She looks how I feel.
The 100 Years Show (2015) is a charming, sweet, and inspiring documentary short about Cuban-American artist Carmen Herrera. Her work is extraordinary.
Just as intriguing?
Her life story and glacial climb to prominence in the art world. (She turned 99 during filming of the documentary.) Oh, and a work ethic that puts us all to shame.
The 100 Years Show (2015):
- Directed by: Alison Klayman
- Starring: Carmen Herrera
- Runtime: 30 minutes
- Release Date: January 2017
The film is currently streaming on Netflix (USA).
I caved and bought Scrivener. I hope my novella thanks me.
A Christmas Carol by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1867:
At Home: A Portrait by Walter Crane (1872)