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700th Post!

I made it to 700 posts! Here is Artists’ Brook, North Conway, New Hampshire by Samuel Lancaster Gerry. Here is Havana by Camila Cabello.   This is the Campo Santo in Venice by J. M. W. Turner. This is Royals … Continue reading

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Seated Guanyin, China

These figures are massive.  They are basically life size.  Sadly the resolution on the image isn’t great.  But that just means you’ll need to come to Cleveland to see it in person.

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Romaine Lacaux by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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Woman’s Work by John Sloan

I saw this picture for the first time during a tour for the 100th anniversary of the museum.  Apparently, people at the time would have been shocked at the fact that the artist depicts a corset.  You can see the … Continue reading

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Bandolier (Shoulder) Bag, Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) People

The people who made this bag lived in the Great Lakes region, like me.  I love the ornate designs.

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The Pie Wagon by Carl Gaertner

Carl Gaertner is another Cleveland painter.  He died at 54 and his paintings highlight the industrial life in Cleveland at the time.  

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Saint George and the Dragon by Russell Barnett Aitken

Russell Barnett Aitken was born in Cleveland and studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art, graduating in 1931. This picture is in the local artists areas of the Cleveland Museum of Art, in the Modern Art section.  Strangely enough this … Continue reading

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