Ronald Searle, Les Très Riches Heures de Mrs Mole 47 jewel-like drawings by Ronald Searle made for his wife, Monica, each time she underwent chemotherapy. On New Year’s Eve 1969, Monica Searle was diagnosed with a rare and virulent form of breast cancer. Each time she underwent treatment, Ronald produced a Mrs Mole drawing ‘to cheer every dreaded chemotherapy session and evoke the blissful future ahead’. Filled with light and illuminated in glowing colours, the drawings speak of love,...

From "Les Très Riches Heures de Mrs Mole," by Ronald Searle.

Karin, hoffe es geht Dir schon wieder besser... LG Susie

Les Très Riches Heures de Mrs Mole

Elf Mother

From "Les Très Riches Heures de Mrs Mole," by Ronald Searle.

This owl would be amazing as a tattoo or a nice painting.

midnight, Hazuki Koike

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Marsilio Ficino, a 15th century philosopher said that the soul exists partly in time and partly in eternity, and both sides need attention. We give plenty of attention to those aspects of ourselves that exist in time, but the soul needs to maintain a relationship with eternal issues as well as temporal ones. One of the primary purposes of the arts is to arrest us. A piece of music, a painting, can lift us off the treadmill of our functional daily lives and give us a glimpse of eternity.

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From "Les Très Riches Heures de Mrs Mole," by Ronald Searle.

Mrs. Mole

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