Monthly Archives: March 2020

Sentient in San Francisco – 22 March 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 22 March 1855 – Dorothy Tennant, a British painter. Below – “Leap frog”; “At Play”; “A girl bathing in a woodland pool”; “Female Nude on a Rocky Coastline”; “L’amour blesse”; “The Bathers.” This Date … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 21 March 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 21 March 1887 – Clarice Beckett, an Australian painter. Below – “Silent Approach”; “Evening, St Kilda Road”; “Sandringham Beach”; “Taxi Rank”; “Chestnut Avenue, Ballarat Gardens”; “Hawthorn Tea Gardens.” This Date in Literary History: Born … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 20 March 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 20 March 1836 – Edward Poynter, an English painter and illustrator: Part I of II. Below – “Wild Blossoms”; “The Siren”; “Psyche in the Temple of Love”; “Pea Blossoms”; “Un Nymph Du Ruisseau”; “Cave … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 19 March 2020: The First Day of Spring

Greeting Spring Below – Kristian Mumford: “Spring Equinox” Art for Spring – Claude Monet: “Springtime” A Poem for Spring “The First Spring Day” by Christina Rossetti I wonder if the sap is stirring yet, If wintry birds are dreaming of … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 18 March 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 18 March 1862 – Eugene Jansson, a Swedish painter. Below – “At the Piano”; “Riddarfjärden in Stockholm”; “Sunrise over the rooftops”; “Dusk”; “In the Park”; “Nocturne.” This Date in Literary History: Died 18 March … Continue reading

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Sentient iin San Francisco – 17 March 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 17 March 1856 – Mikhail Vrubel, a Russian painter: Part I of II. Below – “Portrait of a Girl against a Persian Carpet”; “The Snow Maiden”; “The Fortune Teller”; “The Princess of the Dream”; … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 16 March 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 16 March 1822 – Rosa Bonheur, a French painter. In the words of one writer, “Bonheur was widely considered to be the most famous female painter of the nineteenth century.” Below – “Ploughing in … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 15 March 2020

Contemporary Albanian Art – Aleksander Filipi Below- “Wireless”; “Landscape 3”; “Reflection”; “Landscape”; “ENERGY, ATTEMPT, HOPE.” This Date in Literary History: Died 15 March 1983 – Rebecca West, an English author, critic, travel writer, and journalist. Some quotes from the work … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 14 March 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 14 March 1853 – Ferdinand Hodler, a Swiss painter. Below – “Joyous Woman”; “Spring”; “Le Grand Muveran”; “Rhythmische Landschaft am Genfersee”; “Portrait of Berthe Jacques”; “Night.” This Date in Intellectual History: Born 14 March … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 13 March 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 13 March 1825 – Hans Gude, a Norwegian painter. Below – “Ladies in the Sunshine”; “By the Mill Pond”; “Fresh Breeze off the Norwegian Coast”; “Fisherman from Rugen”; “Resting on the Path”; “Under the … Continue reading

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