Monthly Archives: November 2019

Sentient in San Francisco – 25 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 25 November 1870 – Maurice Denis, a French painter. Below – “September Evening”; “Racket game on a lawn”; “Homage to Cezanne”; “Wave”; “Nude with a Bouquet of Violets”; “Self-Portrait.” This Date in Literary History: … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 24 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 24 November 1864 – Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, a French painter and illustrator: Part I of II. Below – “La toilette”; “The Laundress”; “Portrait de Suzanne Valadon”; “The Reader”; “The Redhead with a White Blouse”; … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 23 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 23 November 1868 – Mary Brewster Hazelton, an American painter. Below – “Two Sisters at a Piano”; “The Letter”; “Woman in White”; “Summer Sunlight”; “Landscape with Birches”; “Behind the Lavender Door”; “Mother and Child.” … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 22 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 22 November 1849 – Christian Rohlfs, a German painter. Below – “Landscape vision”; “Hilly landscape in late autumn”; “Rosen und Nelken”; “Mondschein am Lago”; “Frauenakt mit gelbem Blumenstrauß (Mädchen auf der Wiese)”; “Abstraction (the … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 21 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 21 November 1907 – Paula Modersohn-Becker, a German painter. Below – “Stilleben mit Tonkrug”; “Madchen mit Kaninchen”; “Kinderakt mit Goldfischglas”; “Mädchen mit Strohhut und Blume”; “Self-portrait with green background and blue irises”; “Self-Portrait, Nude … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 20 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 20 November 1918 – John Bauer, a Swedish painter and illustrator. Below – “The Fairy Princess”; “One evening around midsummer, they went with Bianca Maria deep into the forest”; “Still, Tuvstarr sits and gazes … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 19 September 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 19 November 1949 – James Ensor, a Belgian painter and printmaker. Below – “The Rower”; “Intrigue”; “La Naissance de Vénus”; “Afternoon in Ostend”; “The Oyster Eater”; “The Man of Sorrows.” This Date in Literary … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 18 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 18 November 1787 – Louis Daguerre, a French artist and photographer recognized for his invention of the daguerreotype process of photography. Below – In the words of one writer, “‘Boulevard du Temple,’ taken by … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 17 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 17 November 1921 – Albert Bertelsen, a Danish painter and illustrator. Below – “Woman with Cat”; “Fjordlys Norge”; “Unknown”; “Faergen”; “De granne tage.” Musings in Autumn: O. Henry “East is East, and West is … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 16 November 2019

Contemporary Russian Art – Alexander Ilichev: Part I of II. Below – “Ancient Motive”; “City Girl”; “Half of the Face”; “Face”; “Portrait”; “Portrait.” This Date in Literary History: Born16 November 1954 – Andrea Barrett, an American novelist, short story writer, … Continue reading

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