#FridayPainting: Paul Berthon “Sarah Bernhardt”

“Life begets life. Energy creates energy.” Sarah Bernhardt I was drawn to Paul Berthon’s lithograph before I knew he had captured the face of the renowned Sarah Bernhardt, arguably the … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Paul Berthon “Sarah Bernhardt”

#FridayPainting: Koloman Moser “Vision of Eternity”

Simplicity lies not in omission, but in synthesis.” Koloman Moser I confess that I have no idea how this painting reflects a “Vision of Eternity” other than the woman appears … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Koloman Moser “Vision of Eternity”

#FridayPainting: Vjekoslav Karas “Young Woman with a Mandolin”

Have you ever heard of Vjekoslav Karas? I confess that I had never heard of this artist before I turned the calendar from June 2nd to June 3rd a couple … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Vjekoslav Karas “Young Woman with a Mandolin”

#FridayPainting: Rembrandt van Rijn “Portrait of Saskia van Uylenburgh”

Today, I want to introduce you to Saskia van Uylenburgh, the wife of Rembrandt van Rijn, who lived from 1612 to 1642. Saskia was born in the city of Leeuwarden, … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Rembrandt van Rijn “Portrait of Saskia van Uylenburgh”

#FridayPainting: Vincent Van Gogh “Starry Night over the Rhône”

Vincent van Gogh, in his own words… “Be clearly aware of the stars and infinity on high. Then life seems almost enchanted after all.” Vincent Van Gogh “I don’t know … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Vincent Van Gogh “Starry Night over the Rhône”

#FridayPainting: Juan Roig y Soler “Two Spanish Dancers”

Juan Roig y Soler is an unknown name to me. To find information about his life and art, I happened upon Wikipedia in Spanish. I used a translator app to … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Juan Roig y Soler “Two Spanish Dancers”

#FridayPainting: Vincent van Gogh “Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear and Pipe”

“A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke” Today, I met up with my sister, … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Vincent van Gogh “Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear and Pipe”