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12
Jun

Détail des peintures murales, Chambre du Pape, Palais des Papes, Avignon

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Admitted 3 December 1992

12
Jun

A Page from ITALIAN PLEASURES (1996) – Out of Print

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Front Cover of UK Edition

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Page 119 of Italian Pleasures

Three works by Schumann are on Richter in Italy: Papillons, Piano sonata no. 2, and Faschingsschwank aus Wien. The “Intermezzo” from the third of these is one of the blogger’s musical fetishes.

11
Jun

Partial Table of Contents for an Unpublished Anthology

What We Wear: An Anthology of Stories About Clothes

Edited by Mark Mitchell

 

“Un vêtement qui dort est un vêtement mort.”

—French saying

 

Hans Christian Andersen, “The Emperor’s New Clothes”

Nikolai Gogol, “The Overcoat”

Henry James, “The Romance of Certain Old Clothes”

Kate Chopin, “A Pair of Silk Stockings”

Franz Kafka, “Dresses”

Saki [H. H. Munro], “Fur”

Elizabeth Bowen, “Shoes: An International Episode”

Virginia Woolf, “The New Dress”

Nina Berberova, “The Tattered Cloak”

Eudora Welty, “The Purple Hat”

Edward Gorey, “The Abandoned Sock”

Deborah Eisenberg, “Rafe’s Coat”

Cynthia Ozick, “The Shawl”

Guy Davenport, “A Gingham Dress”

11
Jun

Unknown Man

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Photograph by Maly Noël (Paris)

From the Collection of the Blogger

10
Jun

Recital by Krystian Zimerman at the Teatro della Pergola, Florence (4 March 1997)

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Program Booklet Cover

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From the Collection of the Blogger

6
Jun

A Painting by Edward Herbert Miner

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Bedlington Terrier – Airedale Terrier – Irish Terrier

Published in The National Geographic Magazine

From the Collection of the Blogger

4
Jun

Mrs. Magee and Seven Bedlington Terriers

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Photograph by Acme Newspictures, Inc.

Mrs. Magee was taking seven Bedlington Terriers to the Joint Terrier All-Championship Show in London, England (July 1931).

From the Collection of the Blogger

3
Jun

Vitrail de l’Ascension, Cathédrale, Le Mans

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1
Jun

A. Vartanian – 1953 – Tehran

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From the Collection of the Blogger