New PDF release: 12 Views of Manet's Bar

By Bradford Collins

ISBN-10: 0691036918

ISBN-13: 9780691036915

Bradford Collins has assembled right here a set of twelve essays that demonstrates, throughout the interpretation of a unmarried murals, the abundance and complexity of methodological methods now on hand to paintings historians.

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I'd like to know about that! I hand it to you, George, for being a "Natural Shot," and no mean one at that, on the strength of what you did on the Snipe. I think you will never forget your first Duck-hunt. (GT 18 Oct. 1936) Pete was so enthusiastic at his "William Tell, or is it Robin Hood, talent" (GT 27 Oct. , Cobourg, Ontario, to give an account of George's achievement, with a snapshot enclosed (plate 29), and when he received a response he presented it to his protege as a THE MAN 27 memento.

Despite shot marks to the body and head, it still commanded a respectable bid of us $550 and has subsequently made its way back to a private collection in Ontario. A bluebill drake incorrectly catalogued as a Pringle sold at a Guyette and Schmidt auction in July 1996 for a low us $220 (though estimated at us $500—700). Perhaps this was a sign of a general mistrust of its true pedigree. However, a subsequent sale by the same firm in November 1998 inadvertently redressed this error by ascribing another bluebill drake, a near perfect match with the lot offered in 1996, to Dr Woods.

Dunnville friends, especially Merle, were among those who generously offered to find space for the overflow. Merle reports of a time when he actually kept the bones from the "Child's Grave," an important archaeological find, under the marital bed — until his wife Dorothy refused to countenance their presence there any longer. As noted above, the generosity of the local hardware store proprietor enabled Pete to store much of his gear, especially hunting equipment, in the "big RED CHEST above Tom Scott's store" (MF 10 Oct.

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