Sunday, June 15, 2014

Roses by Fantin-Latour

For Dad, who loved flowers for those whom he loved.  
Happy Father's Day

Jacques-Emile Blanche (Atelier de Fantin-Latour, 1919) 
wrote of Fantin-Latour's painting:
Fantin studied each flower, each petal, its grain, its tissue,
as if it were a human face.*

Roses in a Glass Vase 1873

Roses and Nasturtiums in a Vase 1883



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