moments in the day
in costume, subject, and layout, the paintings below embody some of the touching, beautiful gifts we received from the japanese. in addition, we are introduced to three new artists. how can we not know their names? is their work less worthy than those we know? why do i keep asking this question? perhaps instead i should continuously celebrate treasures found.
from le divan fumoir bohemien. and many thanks to the illustrious pk for the pointer. this blog is full with many beauties, unexpected, domestic. check it out.
Elisabeth Nourse. Les volets clos. Musée d'Orsay
E. Saglio. La buanderie. Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lille.
Edmund Tarbell. Across the Room.
also found on this blog is a link to an amazing collection from a museum in japan. click the uppermost image, which is attributed to ahugetsu tokan.