Monthly Archives: March 2019

Sentient in San Francisco – 1 April 2019

Greeting April Below – Maurice Denis: “April” Art for April – Dante Gabriel Rossetti: “Marigolds (The Bower Maiden, Fleur-de-Marie)” Musings in April: Mark Twain “The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 31 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 31 March 1835 – John La Farge, an American painter: Part I of II. Below – “Girls Carrying a Canoe, Vaiala in Samoa”; Diadem Mountain at Sunset, Tahiti”; “Centauress”; “The Great Statue of Amida … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 30 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 30 March 1842 – Louise Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun, a French painter. Below – “The Bather”; “Julie Le Brun as Atalanta”; “Lady Hamilton as Ariadne”; “Landscape”; ““The Genius of Alexander”; “Le Mont Blanc.” This … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 29 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 29 March 2015 – William Delafield Cook, an Australian painter known for his starkly realistic landscapes: Part I of II. Below – “Earthwork 1”; “Farm”; “Dam 1”; “Earthwork 2”; “Haystack”; “Dam 8.” Sharing the … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 28 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 28 March 1917 – Albert Pinkham Ryder, an American painter. Below – “The Lover’s Boat”; “The Spirit of Autumn”; “The Lone Scout”; “Pond in Moonlight”; “Evening Glow, The Old Red Cow”; “Spring.” This Date … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 27 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 27 March 1852 – Jan van Beers, a Belgian painter and illustrator. Below – “The Letter”; “A balcony”; “With thoughts of him”; “Portrait of a young woman”; “In the hammock.” This Date in Literary … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 26 March 2019

A Painting for Today Below – Jihyun Ra (Korean/American, contemporary): “Diversity from One Seed” This Date in Literary History: Died 26 March 1892 – Walt Whitman, an American poet, essayist, journalist, and author of “Leaves of Grass.” Some quotes from … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 25 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 25 March 1932 – Harriet Backer, a Norwegian painter. Below – “Blue Interior”; “Chez Moi”; “Kone som syr”; “Evening Interior”; “Into the Light”; “By Lamp Light.” This Date in Literary History: Born 25 March … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 24 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 24 March 1862 – Frank Weston Benson, an American painter: Part I of II. Below – “Summer”; “Interior”; “Herons and Lilies”; “Portrait of My Wife”; “Moonlight on the Waters”; “Red and Gold.” This Date … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 23 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 23 March 1927 – Paul Cesar Helleu, a French painter. Below – “Madame Helleu”; “On the Sofa”; “Camara”; “Portrait of a Young Woman”; “The Letter”; “Madame Marthe Letellier Sitting On A Sofa.” This Date … Continue reading

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