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Author Archives: Catherine Sawinski
For those you who where able to see the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Salon-style hang in Gallery 10 a couple of years ago, this painting may look familiar. This is because it is a Layton Art Collection painting that was brought … Continue reading
This still life is probably one of the only signed paintings by Flemish flower painter Maria-Theresia Thielen. It is truly a jewel of the collection! Maria-Theresia Thielen was one of three daughters of flower painter Jan Philips van Theilen. Her … Continue reading
Ready for some more laughs? In this post, we’ll be looking at more German steins meant to be amusing. The industrial revolution of the nineteenth century meant that more goods could be produced quickly and more people could afford those … Continue reading
Drinking games have long been a source of entertainment. One only has to look at the proliferation of puzzle jugs dating back to the sixteenth century to see this.
Last time, we looked at the historical context for artwork in late nineteenth century Germany. In 1871, Germany officially became a unified country. This time, we’ll look at the cultural ramifications of the unification and how it impacted art. Although German-speaking … Continue reading