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28
Jul

ca. 1848

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From the Collection of the Blogger

28
Jul

Compagnons de France

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“Geste du semeur, geste d’espoir … “

Postcard from the Collection of the Blogger

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Jean-François Millet, “The Sower”

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“Unis pour servir”

Postcard from the Collection of the Blogger

27
Jul

“We will gain the inevitable triumph”

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Envelope from the Collection of the Blogger

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Postcard from the Collection of the Blogger

27
Jul

Edgar Tinel

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Tinel (1854-1912) was a composer and pianist.

Photograph from the Collection of the Blogger

27
Jul

Recital by Maurizio Pollini at the Teatro della Pergola, Florence (10 October 1993)

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Program Booklet Cover

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Dedication to the Blogger

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Program

From the Collection of the Blogger

26
Jul

The Least of the Heroes of the Dreyfus Affair

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Alfred Dreyfus

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A Specimen of Alfred Dreyfus’s Handwriting

From the Collection of the Blogger

11
Jul

Illuminations

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“Don’t know where, don’t know when”

Photograph from the Collection of the Blogger

10
Jul

George de Forest Brush, “The Indian and the Lily” (1887)

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Reproduced in H. Barbara Weinberg’s Book The Lure of Paris: Nineteenth-Century American Painters and Their French Teachers (1991)

Weinberg: “Brush was willing here to compromise ethnographic accuracy: the hunter in The Indian and the Lily, painted in Florida, wears Plains Indians moccasins.”

Brush studied with Jean-Léon Gérôme.

10
Jul

Piet Mondrian, Composition with Red, Black, Blue, Yellow, and Gray (1928)

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10
Jul

Château de Ker-Stears, près Brest

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Postcard from the Collection of the Blogger