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#13 Andrew Wyeth – Light Wash

Sep

20

“It captures a moment in time.  It reminds me of hanging wash with my Mom in the backyard and playing between the lines.” – anonymous

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#14 William-Adolphe Bouguereau – Day Dreams

Sep

13

William Bouguereau’s realistic, sometimes sentimental style came to represent the academic tradition in nineteenth century French art.  He was both a commercial and critical success, exhibiting often in the French Salon and serving as President of the French Academy.  His disciplined method of painting entailed the creation of preliminary drawings, precise rendering forms in space [...]

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#15 Art Connections

Sep

06

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#16 Augusta Savage – Diving Boy

Aug

30

“It gives me courage to do things I’m scared of.” – Isabella, age 10

“This is the piece of artwork that I always seek out when my spirit needs lifting. It is often said that one’s attraction to a particular artwork has to do with your life’s experiences – ‘The Diving Boy’ reminds me of when my sons were young – they would step from the bath tub waiting for me to wrap them in a towel – the connection has nothing to do with diving, but the love and warmth of a mother’s love for her young sons.” – anonymous

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#17 Winslow Homer – The White Rowboat, St. Johns River

Aug

23

“From Ninah Cummer’s personal collection! Sweet watercolor in the Florida feel!” – anonymous

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#18 John Frederick Kensett – Marine View of Beacon Rock

Aug

16

“It conveys a sense of calmness and quiet.” – anonymous

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