In the French Window (1902). Franz von Uhde (German, 1848-1911).
The majority of his artistic work was often rejected by the official art criticism as well as the audience for representations of “ordinary and ugly.” Because of their strict connection to nature and its proximity to Rembrandt, Uhde also found numerous admirers.
City reading on balcony.
“A good book is an education of the heart. It enlarges your sense of human possibility, what human nature is, of what happens in the world. It’s a creator of inwardness.” — Susan Sontag
Bette Davis in Three on a Match, 1932
Toast A/W 2013