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November Artist, Composer, and Saint

It went from an autumn warm breeze to winter’s blast in a week.  We have been hunkered down in the house enjoying hot chocolate, home-made bread (gluten-free of course), and gingerbread cookies (also gluten-free).  As I was trying to find an image that personified our life right now I came across “One of the Family” by Fredrick Cotman.  We have a dog, two ducks, and two fish.  While the fish are only for the pleasure of looking at our other pets are definitely part of our family.  Enjoy!

November Artist Frederick Cotman: One of the Family, Oil Painting, National Museums Liverpool http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/collections/19c/cotman.aspx                                                                                 Sunset, St Ives, Oil Painting, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery (currently not on display)http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/paintings/sunset-st-ives-cornwall-74608

November Composer Tomaso Albinoni:  Oboe Concerto in D Major, Op.7 No. 6  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eA5VuAAFltY                                                                                                    Oboe Concerto No. 2 in D Minor Op. 9                                                                    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjgndGuy77o

November Saint is Saint George:  A soldier in the Roman Army who scolded the Emperor of his cruel treatment of Christians.  He was martyred for his courage.  Usually depicted as a knight killing a dragon this saint is one all boys would love to here more about!                                                                                                        http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=280

 
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Posted by on November 12, 2012 in Monthly Art Music Saint Studies