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No 397 Judith Leyster

“All great art is a visual form of prayer.” Sister Wendy Beckett. Today is the birthday of Judith Leyster who was born on July 28, 1609. She was a Dutch Golden Age painter whose  entire oeuvre was attributed to Frans Hals until 1893. … Continue reading

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No 263 Carel Fabritius

“Thus did this Phoenix, to our loss, expire, In the midstand at the height of his powers, But happily there arose out of the fire Vermeer, who masterfully trod in his path.” This stanza from a poem by Arnold Bon is … Continue reading

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