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painter of silence

December 22, 2010

[NYTimes] “We stop in front of a Chardin as if by instinct,” wrote Diderot in his review of the Paris Salon of 1767, “like a traveler weary of the road choosing, almost without realizing, a place that offers a grassy seat, silence, water and cool shade.” (read)

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  1. December 23, 2010 7:56 am

    The magnificent Chardin. Slowness is beauty!

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