By Rose-Marie Hagen, Rainer Hagen
At a time while artists have been nonetheless basically fascinated about non secular or mythological material, the nice Flemish painter Pieter Bruegel (c. 1525-1569) became his eye at the daily. so much of Bruegel's forty five surviving works, that are all reproduced during this booklet, checklist the proof of sixteenth century lifestyles in rural or small city groups. during this identify within the simple paintings sequence, Rose-Marie and Rainer Hagen define the artist's account of his society and occasions, and the relevance that account has for us this present day.
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Quit all this fussin’ and ﬁghtin’ all the time. Got to help each other. ” There was corn in the ﬁelds, where once Alfreda and her siblings had picked cotton and potatoes. The old trees along the road were still there. Alfreda lumbered over to the tallest tree and looked up. I remembered she had told me about 49 a particular tree, a tree where some islanders had paid their ﬁnal debts to the plantation owner. She did not witness this herself, but her mother had. I followed her gaze to the high limb that hung over the dirt road.
Yes, you do,” replied Trudy, looking up at me, blinking, and appraising the width of my head. ” 43 “Well, OK,” I answered. “But I have no idea what I should wear. ” Trudy nodded thoughtfully and walked over to the table like she was stalking an animal. She stopped and stood almost motionless, turning her head slowly back and forth to scan the display of hats. Then she reached down with both hands and lifted up a chocolate brown wide-brimmed hat with a ﬂounce of netting and sequins around the band.
She was a docile old mare that had been used to teach dozens of children to ride. Just across the river in the background is where I live. I ﬁnished this painting on the summer solstice—the longest day of the year. 23 I Don’t Know How Far I’m Going The women sew quilts to raise money for the Senior Center. All the fabric is donated from neighbors cleaning out their closets or from interior designers’ castoff sample books. Now and then, among the overﬂowing garbage bags of donated fabrics, the women will ﬁnd someone else’s unﬁnished quilt, a curious project never completed, its meaning and maker a mystery.
Bruegel by Rose-Marie Hagen, Rainer Hagen