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Memorializing the Fellah Woman
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Memorializing the Fellah Woman

Léon Bonnat’s intimate scene of a peasant woman captures the values and sentiments of a dwindling way of life during Egypt’s expansion.
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The saying, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry” helps us remember that we are not ultimately the ones in control.
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The Colonial Fife: A Melodious Strategy
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The Colonial Fife: A Melodious Strategy

The rare woodwind instrument, once popular among early colonists, was key to winning America’s Revolutionary War.
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Seattle’s King Street Station: More Than a Train Platform
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Seattle’s King Street Station: More Than a Train Platform

In this installment of ‘Larger Than Life: Architecture Through the Ages,’ we visit a clock tower that’s risen over a city skyline for more than a century.
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Celebrating the World’s Best Portrait and Figurative Artworks

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The Portrait Society of America selected its International Portrait Competition finalists.
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The American Mozart: Composer Timothy Olmsted

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Timothy Olmsted’s lifelong dedication to music made him one of the country’s earliest influential musicians.
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The French Loire Valley’s Cheverny Castle

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In this installment of ‘Larger Than Life: Architecture Through the Ages,’ we learn that a noble family calls this 600-year old castle home.
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Booth Tarkington’s Short Story, ‘The Spring Concert’

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A 19th-century author reminds us of the radiating warmth of spring.
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Rembrandt’s Sole Seascape and the Great Heist

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Stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990, ‘Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee’ along with two other Rembrandts are still missing.
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Mice, Men, and Farming: ‘The Best Laid Plans ... Often Go Awry’

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The Impact and Legacy of Romantic Opera

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An Irish town’s famous love story and beloved folk song inspires a yearly festival honoring beauty and virtue.
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