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Provenance: Probably exhibited by art dealers Boussod, Valadon and Co. in New York in 1893, whence acquired by a prominent Chicago family. It has remained in the family to the present day.
Post performance, or the ‘guppies’ have flown
Still enjoying the memory of the recent Fresno Philharmonic concert, and reluctant to temper my thoughts or those I have imparted to others with any bit of nostalgia. Nostalgia is tiresome for those without the same set of life experiences, so I typically try to corral recollective thoughts to my own private musings- but one overarching reminiscence refuses to stay penned. Though risking reader ennui, it is this- what a great event it was for Keith and me to attend the Saturday evening concerts of former days, and follow it …Read more >>