Posts filed under ‘.France’

March: Sowing the field

Labors of the Months from the Très Riches Heures

In the background is the Château de Lusignan, a residence of Jean de Berry.



March 1, 2017 at 5:25 am Leave a comment

Christmas Traditions: French Santons

Traditional French Christmas santons

Santons are traditional hand-coloured terracotta figurines usually set in Christmas nativity scenes


December 3, 2016 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

FRANCE: Medieval Music

September 20, 2016 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Art’bracadabra: La couleur


August 2, 2016 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

I Love Paris


March 15, 2016 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

The Iridescence of Birds

A wonderful book for kids and … mothers too! Happy International Women Day!

My Mother Loved Everything I Did

I got my sense of color from my mother

– Henry Matisse
iridescenceThe Iridescence of Birds: A Book About Henri Matisse

By Patricia MacLachlan
Illustrated by Hadley Hooper

If you were a boy named Henri Matisse who lived in a dreary town in northern France, what would your life be like? Would it be full of color and art? Full of lines and dancing figures?


March 8, 2016 at 5:25 am Leave a comment

Grand Saint Nicolas

Happy Sweet St. Nicolas 🙂


December 5, 2015 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

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