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Cupid Gives a Whispered Kiss for his Valentine….

Some of the most gorgeous Victorian Lithography I’ve ever seen lies within this exquisite Valentine. Heart shaped, it has a lavish verse on the other side, which I will photo as well. I believe the artist is Maude Humphrey, the mother of the actor Humphrey Bogart ! Cupid, as a mythological figure is decidedly Male,…

Novelty Is Seldom the Essential

"In our time there are many artists who do something because it is new.. they see their value and their justification in this newness. They are deceiving themselves.. novelty is seldom the essential. This has to do with one thing only.. making a subject better from its intrinsic nature." – Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec —————————————————————————————– Thanks…

Movement of Colors

"What I most cherish is the observation of the movement of colors. Only in this have I found the laws of those simultaneous and complementary color contrasts that nourish the actual rhythm of my vision. In this I find the actual essence, an essence which is not born out of an a priori system or…