Albertine is a novel written in 1886 by Norwegian painter and writer Christian Krohg. The novel is set in Norway’s capital, Christiania, and deals with the life of the unmarried seamstress Albertine, who is eventually […]
Lionel Walden (American, 1861-1933) The Night Train
I return to Japan on Wednesday. For those who don’t know, I’ve been splitting my time between Tokyo and the US for the last few years while I complete my third novel, Feast of Shadows, […]
The worst curse I can lay upon you is that you find your heart’s desire. “The Black Mirror” by William Newzam Prior Nicholson
Every time we sit another Congress, I inexplicably think of this painting by Vito Campanella.
Through the time by Gyuri Lohmuller
This is The Misses Vickers (1884) by English painter John Singer Sargent. I’ve said before that no artist mastered the female portrait quite like Sargent. Others have produced different, equally sublime works, but I’m not […]