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Fruit and the Artist Cezanne

The artist Paul Cezanne sometimes painted fruit.

Paul Cezanne
French Painter

His Dates

1839-1906

Some of the Fruit He Painted

Apples
Oranges
Pears
Peaches

A Selection of Fruit Paintings/Links
Fruit and a Jug on a Table
http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/fruit-and-a-jug-on-a-table-33253

The Basket of Apples
https://www.artic.edu/artworks/111436/the-basket-of-apples

Apples and Oranges

http://www.musee-orsay.fr/en/collections/works-in-focus/search/commentaire.html?no_cache=1&zoom=1&tx_damzoom_pi1%5BshowUid%5D=4053

For More information
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Cézanne

 

Lynn 🙂
https://lynnshistoryblog.wordpress.com

Additional Posts/Links:
A Purple Cave Painting in Spain
The Iliad and the Odyssey
Art: Trois Freres Cave Theory/France

 

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Posted by on October 2, 2019 in History

 

Leonardo da Vinci and Mirror Writing

Italian artist/scientist/inventor Leonardo da Vinci created thousands of pages of notes and drawings. Da Vinci wrote many of his notes from right to left and in reverse. This is called mirror writing.

Mirror Writing

The writing can be read correctly when viewed in a mirror (see photo above).

Why Mirror Writing
It is unknown why he wrote this way.

Da Vinci’s Dates

1452 -1519

His Drawings Include

Vitruvian Man

His Paintings Include

Mona Lisa

Sources and for more information:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonardo_da_Vinci
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mirror_writing

 

Lynn 🙂
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Posted by on May 26, 2019 in History

 

England: The Uffington White Horse

My Sketch of the Uffington White Horse

The stylized Uffington White Horse is a hill figure in England.

Hill Figure

An image cut into the turf of a hill.

Where

Uffington is located in Oxfordshire, England.

Meaning of the Image

The meaning of the figure is unknown.

The Lines
The lines of the image are filled with white chalk.

Age
The figure may be about 3,000 years old.

 

Lynn 🙂
https://lynnshistoryblog.wordpress.com

Additional Posts/Links:
Art: Trois Freres Cave Theory/France
Mirror Writing and Leonardo da Vinci
The Beautiful Caryatid Porch in Athens

 

Source and for Additional Information
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uffington_White_Horse

 

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Posted by on May 24, 2019 in History

 

A Purple Cave Painting in Spain

My Sketch of the La Pasiega Cave Painting

There is an image of a bison painted in a pretty purple/violet color in Spain’s Cave of La Pasiega.

Age:

The painting may be more than 20,000 years old

Where:

The cave is located in northern Spain (Puente Viesgo/Cantabria)

Cave Complex:

La Pasiega is in a group of caves that includes El Castillo, Las Monedas, and Las Chimeneas

Meaning/Color:

The meaning of the cave painting is unknown

 

For more information about the Cave of La Pasiega:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cave_of_La_Pasiega

Lynn 🙂
https://lynnshistoryblog.wordpress.com

Additional Posts/Links:
Art: Trois Freres Cave Theory/France
Mirror Writing and Leonardo da Vinci
The Beautiful Caryatid Porch in Athens

 

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Posted by on May 19, 2019 in History

 

Flowers and Artist Fantin-Latour

The artist Henri Fantin-Latour created many beautiful flower paintings.

Henri Fantin-Latour
French Painter

His Dates
1836 – 1904

Three Paintings with Flowers/Links
Roses in a Glass Vase
https://www.mfa.org/collections/object/roses-in-a-glass-vase-34853

Roses and Lilies
https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/437996

Flowers and Fruit on a Table
https://www.mfa.org/collections/object/flowers-and-fruit-on-a-table-33269

For more information
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Fantin-Latour

 

Lynn 🙂
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Posted by on May 7, 2019 in History

 

The 9 Muses

 

A little inspiration…

Greek Mythology: The 9 Muses are the daughters of Mnemosyne (“Memory”) and Zeus.

Name/Represents:

Calliope – Epic Poetry

Clio – History

Erato – Love Poetry

Euterpe – Lyric Poetry

Melpomene – Tragedy

Polyhymnia – Sacred Hymns

Terpsichore – Dance

Thalia – Comedy

Urania – Astronomy

Source and for more information. (Some sources have different descriptions.)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muses

Lynn 🙂
https://lynnshistoryblog.wordpress.com

More Posts:
Art: Trois Freres Cave Theory/France
Mirror Writing and Leonardo da Vinci
The Iliad and the Odyssey

 

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Posted by on April 20, 2019 in History

 

The Argonautica

The Argonautica is a Greek epic poem.

Author
Apollonius of Rhodes

Date

3rd century BCE

The Argonautica

A story about the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts and their quest for the Golden Fleece

Name of Ship

The Argo

The Clashing Rocks
During the journey their ship passed through the Clashing Rocks

Sources and for more information
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argonautica
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollonius_of_Rhodes

 

Lynn 
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https://lynnshistoryblog.wordpress.com

Additional Posts/Links:
Art: Trois Freres Cave Theory/France

Mirror Writing and Leonardo da Vinci
The Beautiful Caryatid Porch in Athens

 

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Posted by on April 15, 2019 in History