Tag: women artists
O world, as God has made it! All is beauty: And knowing this, is love, and love is duty. What further may be sought for or declared?
Flannery O’Connor: “Oh God please make my mind clear. Please make it clean . . . Please help me get down under things and find where You are.”
Ready for the Oven by Jennie Augusta Brownescombe (courtesy 19th Century Women) ***Quote from Timothy Keller’s book: Prayer
Can You Write Stories for These Pictures?
Under the Lilacs book illustration. I’d never heard the term domestic genre stories but I LOVE it. These are the great stories of the late 19th century that spoke to the trials and travails of ordinary life and often with beautiful illustrations. I assume they’re the works that some people deem “of no literary merit”…
“Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge.” John Wesley
Random Wesley quotes that inspired many in the 19th century and beyond: “It cannot be that the people should grow in grace unless they give themselves to reading. A reading people will always be a knowing people. ” “Vice does not lose its character by becoming fashionable.” “Though we cannot think alike, may we not…
The Woman Responsible for Exposing Impressionism to the American Art World: Lilla Cabot Perry
Coming from the Cabot family of Boston had its perks for young Lilla–how would you like to hang out with Emerson and the Alcotts? But Lilla was pretty perky on her own–and talented. I don’t know how people find the energy to push art movements along, but she did. I’m sure now that I’m sending…