National Native American Heritage Month~ November 1

Iroquois Mythological Giant Hunter Holding Weapons,
with a Deer and Bear under His Belt by David Cusick

c.1827 / Watercolor, brown ink, and brown gouache over graphite on beige paper, laid on canvas
15 1/4”x11 7/8” / New-York Historical Society, NY, NY

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June 21~ Pride Month

Charles Bell and Willard K.H. Ching

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Bell died in Manhattan, New York of lymphoma on April 1, 1995, at age 60. He had AIDS at the time of his death. His partner of 22 years, interior decorator Willard K.H. Ching, had died of an AIDS-related illness three years earlier, in 1992. They are buried alongside each other at Diamond Head Memorial Park, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. ~Wikipedia

Interior Design by Willard Ching
ND / Watercolor / Private Collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gum Ball No. 10: “Sugar Daddy” by Charles Bell
1975 / Oil on canvas / Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY, NY

January 11, 1787~ Uranus moons Titania & Oberon discovered by William Herschel

Oberon, Titania and Puck with Fairies Dancing by William Blake

c.1786 / Pencil and watercolor / 18 3/4”x26 1/2” / Tate Britain, London, UK

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The Shakespearean Moons of Uranus~
https://www.folger.edu/shakespeare-unlimited/shakespearean-moons-uranus

Previous January 11 posts:

Winter~ January 11

Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/11~

December 15, 1905~ Pushkin House (Institute of Russian Literature in St. Petersburg) is established

Title: Pushkin on a Horse by Konstantin Yuon

1949 / Watercolor on paper / 19”x14” / Pushkin State Museum of Fine Art, Moscow

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Portraits of Alexander Pushkin from the State A.S. Pushkin Museum~
https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/portraits-of-alexander-pushkin%C2%A0/ARSRXI4U

 

Previous December 15 posts:

December 15~ Animals in Art

Ray Eames: Born December 15, 1912

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/15~