for your listening pleasure

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania U.S.A.

PhiladelphiaMuseum of Art

Schuylkill River to the left of the museum.

Beautiful Bird





Messy bed is worth millions

see below for more of the genius art work? of Tracey Emin British artist.

as you will see there is still time for YOU to enter the ART works wars.

My bed must be worth $400,000,000.   Looks worst than this.  MORE MORE MORE MONEY THAN BRAINS. Article – Messy bed is worth millions











An Old Man and His Grandchild

An Old Man and His Grandchild

Painted by Domenico Ghirlandaio c.1490
tempera on wood, 62 x 46 cm (Musée du Louvre, Paris)

“What Romantic terminology called genius or talent or inspiration is nothing other than finding the right road empirically, following one’s nose, taking shortcuts.”
—Italo Calvino

“Where do the noses go? I always wondered where the noses would go.”
—Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls (Maria, when she wants to kiss Jordan for the first time.)


Piero della Francesca

Connecting Across Time: Piero at the Met by Thomas Micchelli on March 29, 2014

Piero della Francesca, “Saint Jerome and a Supplicant” (c. 1460–64?), tempera and oil on wood, 19 1/2 × 15 1/2 in (Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice) (all images via


Piero della Francesca, “Madonna and Child with Two Angels (Senigallia Madonna)” (ca. 1478), oil on wood, 24 × 21 1/16 in (Galleria Nazionale delle Marche, Urbino)

BPK 27.065

Piero della Francesca, “Saint Jerome in the Wilderness” (1450), tempera on wood, 20 × 14 15/16 in (Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin)


The Eruption of Mount Vesuvius by J.M.W. Turner 1817

The Eruption of Mount Vesuvius by J.M.W. Turner 1817

watercolor on paper.
A violent eruption in AD 79 buried the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum.


Caricature of a Man with Bushy Hair


Artist: Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519
Italian, 1452 – 1519; drawnabout 1495
Pen and brown ink; 6.6 x 5.4 cm (2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

Pierre-Paul Prud’hon


Study of a Female Nude (detail), 1800, black and white chalk with stumping on blue paper




Pierre-Paul Prud’hon
Study of a Female Nude, 1800, black and white chalk with stumping on blue paper