National Arts and Humanities Month~ October 27

Knitting in the Library by Mary Cassatt

c.1881 / Softground etching and aquatint / Various collections, incl. Cleveland Museum of Art, OH

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Working drawing for the print, from the Cleveland Museum of Art:

Classical Music Month~ September 29

Double Canon, for string quartet (“Raoul Dufy in Memoriam”) by Igor Stravinsky

“Strawinsky never once met the painter during his lifetime: whether his bright style which overflowed with light spoke to Strawinsky in particular can only be conjectured. Stravinsky dedicated “the Double Canon in memoriam Dufy” later on for no obvious reason that can be found in the literature.”

Self-portrait by Raoul Dufy

20th century / Lithograph / 14 3/4″x11 1/8″ / Dallas Museum of Art, Texas

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