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Flaneur’s Gallery: The Northern Whale Fishery

John Ward of Hull. The Northern Whale Fishery: the “Swan” and “Isabella”. ca. 1840. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. The National Gallery of Art – Recent Acquisitions says: The city of Hull, an important British port for commercial and … Continue reading






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Flaneur’s Gallery: Lady With An Ermine

Leonardo da Vinci. Lady with an Ermine (Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani). 1489-1490. Czartoryski Museum, Kraków. [Source: Wikimedia Comons] … Can sua picture La fa che par che ascolti e non favella. “’By his art he makes her look as if … Continue reading






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Renoir’s Gift For My Mother’s Birthday

Auguste Renoir. A Girl with a Watering Can. 1876. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. This was my mother’s most cherished painting at the National Gallery of Art. We viewed it together several times in my youth. When work took … Continue reading






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Monet: Palazzo da Mula, Venice

Claude Monet. Palazzo da Mula, Venice. 1908. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. See the series: Monet at the National Gallery of Art.






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Monet: The Japanese Footbridge

Claude Monet. The Japanese Footbridge. 1899. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. See the series: Monet at the National Gallery of Art.






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