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Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey PDF

By Robert McCloskey

ISBN-10: 0142416436

ISBN-13: 9780142416433

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He resisted, pointing out that the subject was now undertaken the world over, but she held her ground, insisting on his Christ until she lost patience.  . When they take Him down from the Cross, the soldier who releases His hands releases the whole upper part of Our Lord’s body. He comes crashing down on the crowd below, everyone raising their arms to receive and support Him. ” Yes, he saw, he even considered the conception quite original, but since he found himself in an entirely modern mind-set, and a dear friend was lying right there on his couch, one foot released and offering to the eye the sensation of flesh seen through a virtually transparent stocking, he was compelled to exclaim, “There it is, right there!

Those had been the days when he had risen like a star on the horizon of artistic Paris, days when painters had monopolized public favor and occupied whole streets of magnificent residences, when even the most unlikely figures occupied splendid apartments earned by a few brushstrokes. Bertin, returning from Rome in 1864, had survived in Paris for several years without success and without renown; but then, quite suddenly, in 1868 he exhibited his Cleopatra and in a few days was praised to the skies by critics and public alike.

The portrait was progressing and seemed very promising, the painter having reached the emotional state necessary to discover all his model’s qualities and to express them with the convinced ardor that is the inspiration of true artists. Leaning toward her and studying every movement of her features, all the colors of her flesh, all the shadows of her skin, all the expressions and transparencies of her eyes, every secret of her physiognomy, he had impregnated himself with the girl the way a sponge swells with water; and transporting to his canvas that emanation of disturbing charm, which his gaze collected and which flowed like a wave of thought to his brush, he remained benumbed, intoxicated as if he had been drinking woman’s grace.

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