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Painting Spring: Four Historical Romances
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From New York To Nevada & Into The Arms Of The Wrong Cowboy - A woman travels from New York with her best friend, another mail order bride, to Nevada and both of their fiancés. Three... More > Sisters & the Journey West - A woman and her two sisters fall on hard times in England when their alcoholic father dies, so they all decide to go out west and seek mail order husbands. Elise & Harmon’s Story - A wealthy rancher wants a wife and children more than anything in the world but is worried that a woman might only seek him out because she’s interested in his wealth. Escaping to Southern California - A lower class woman in England writes away and becomes the mail order bride to a Los Angeles hotel owner, to escape the dangers of Victorian London and all of it’s crime ridden streets.< Less
Painting His Wonderful Life: A Pair of Historical Romances
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The Cable Car Operator & The Wealthy American - An upper class young woman in Quebec has a lifelong dream of being the first woman cable car operator in San Francisco; and when she meets a rich... More > American at her debutante party, her dreams are quickly realized. However, it’s a much harsher reality that meets her, both on the job and with her burgeoning love for the man who is winning her heart. The Dark Shadows of Life - To escape an evil man after her father dies, an English woman journeys to America after corresponding with and then agreeing to marry a cowboy from Texas. He meets her in Boston and they take a side trip to Colorado to find his black sheep brother. The trouble is, the sheriff has given the bad twin his last chance and they don’t know if they’ll be able to find the wayward brother before it’s too late.< Less
Portrait and Narrative Paintings from Worcester City Museums' Historical Art Collection
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Explore ten paintings from Worcester City Museums' historical art collection. Includes information about the artists, the portrait sitters and the stories pictured.
Life Is Like a Beautiful Painting: Four Historical Romance Novellas
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The Smallest of the Orphans - A destitute woman in New York gives birth to a tiny baby and the orphanage there is unsure of the newborn’s survival. After feeling that it’s the... More > baby’s only chance for a good life, a friend of the orphanage takes the baby out to Indiana for adoption by a childless couple PLUS The Widow & Her Baby Meet The Handyman Along The Oregon Trail - A widow tries to provide for her baby along the arduous trek of the Oregon Trail. When a mysterious stranger joins the train, carrying precious little other than his carpentry tools, he tells her that the Lord will provide, if she has faith PLUS Unchaining My Love - Facing a hard task back east to get her doctor’s practice started, a woman heads for the west with great optimism, and finds so much more than a medical career PLUS The Secret Message - A poor and lonely Victorian woman eking out her living in Brighton by making seashell jewelry finds a message in a bottle on the beach and vows to find the man who wrote it.< Less
The Painted Sun
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The story of California real estate developer Brad Shiner and his efforts to reassemble the Great Canvas of 19th-century French painter Adolphe Marchand. An alcoholic tortured by his memories of... More > fighting in Napoleon's army, Marchand depicted all of history as a single, monumental battle, but was displeased with his creation and cut it into small pieces, which he sold off one by one to buy wine. As Shiner, himself a strange and troubled soul, begins to track down and collect the pieces, the narrative shifts among Napoleonic France, 1990s California, and many times and places in between, following the paths of these bizarre and possibly cursed artistic abortions. By turns humorous and horrifying, realistic and fantastical, mundane and metaphysical, this novel echoes Pynchon, Borges, and Philip K. Dick in its themes of obsession, paranoia, fetishism, time, and death.< Less
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Rembrandt van Rijn is commonly regarded as one of the greatest painters and etchers in European art and the most important in Dutch art history. Having accomplished success as a portrait painter in... More > his youth years, Rembrandt's later were suffered by personal tragedy and financial hardships. Among the more famous characteristics of Rembrandt's work are his use of chiaroscuro, the theatrical employment of light and shadow derived from Caravaggio, but adapted for very personal means. His wife Saskia, his son Titus and his common-law wife Hendrickje often figured significantly in his paintings, many of which had mythical, biblical or historical themes. In his paintings and prints he exhibited knowledge of classical iconography, which he molded to fit the requirements of his own experience. Because of his understanding for the human being, he has been called "one of the great prophets of civilization."< Less
survey of premiums for historical art
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A survey of competition entries for the premiums awarded for historical art by the Society of Arts in the 18th century.
2018 The Painted Hills Calendar
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The Painted Hills in Grant County, Oregon near Kimberly, Oregon.
Lioslaith: Last of the Painted Ones
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Lioslaith, Last of the Painted Ones is a historical fiction adventure about 9th century Picts amidst the turmoil of events shaping the birth of the Scottish nation. It is a love story about a... More > spirited woman struggling to rise above the brutality and prejudices of the age in which she lives. The mysterious customs of her thousand year old culture are buffeted by winds of change that propel her and her fellow Picts headlong to their destiny. Lioslaith struggles to preserve the traditions that define her while a formidable seafaring foe and a new religion sweep across her homeland. Power lust, treachery, and revenge combine to test the strength of love and the human spirit in a tale where lives and Scottish history entwine.< Less
Lioslaith, Last of the Painted Ones
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Lioslaith, Last of the Painted Ones is a historical fiction adventure about 9th century Picts amidst the turmoil of events shaping the birth of the Scottish nation. It is the story of a spirited... More > woman’s struggle to rise above the brutality of the age and its prejudices. The mysterious customs of her thousand year old culture are buffeted by winds of change that propel her and her fellow Picts headlong to their destiny. Lioslaith struggles to preserve the traditions that define her while a formidable seafaring foe and a new religion sweep across her homeland. Power lust, treachery, and revenge combine to test the strength of love and the human spirit in a tale where lives and Scottish history entwine.< Less
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