Isaac Israëls (Dutch, 1865-1934), The parrotman: the guard Ponsen in the Zoo, The Hague, c.1917. Oil on canvas, 125 x 76 cm.
“I can only connect deeply or not at all.”
— Anaïs Nin
Sketches of Schumman’s Kinderszenen Op. 15 , No. 9, Ritter vom Steckenpferd (Knight of the Hobbyhorse), dated 1837.
Henri Delavallée (French, 1862-1943), Homme assis de dos [Seated man from behind], c.1886. Oil on canvas mounted on panel, 30.5 x 26.5 cm.
Bonnard painting on his studio, 1946.
Suzanne Valadon (French, 1865 – 1938): Still life with basket of apples, vase of flowers, and grapes (1928)
Handwritten last stanza of The Raven, a poem by Edgar Allan Poe.
Peter Frie (Swedish, b. 1947), Sky 13.09, 2003. Oil on canvas, 190 x 150 cm.
“True singing is a different breath, about
nothing. A gust inside the god. A wind.”
Rainer Maria Rilke, from “Sonnet I.III,” in Duino Elegies: The Sonnets To Orpheus, trans. Stephen Mitchell (Vintage, 2009)
Elizabeth Peyton (American, b. 1965), Earl of Essex, 1995.
Oil on Masonite, 30.5 x 22.9 cm.