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Marsden Hartley, Portrait of a German Officer, 1914

Jerry Saltz sums up what I think about Marsden Hartley: I am so overwhelmed by the wounded otherness in Hartley’s art that I can’t write about it or him. He defeats me. This is the work that I would most want to live with.

Marsden Hartley, Lobster Fishermen, 1940-41

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Mrs. Francis Brinley and Her Son Francis

The Adoration of the Shepherds El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) (Greek, Iráklion (Candia) 1540/41–1614 Toledo) Date: ca. 1610 Medium: Oil on canvas

Man of Faith Georg Baselitz (German, born Deutschbaselitz, Saxony, 1938) Date: 1983 Medium: Oil on canvas

Madame Roulin and Her Baby by Vincent van Gogh (Dutch 1853-1890) 1888 Oil on canvas

1818 Mrs. John Biddle (Eliza Falconer Bradish) painted by Thomas Sully at the Metropolitan museum NYC

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). Mr. and Mrs. I. N. Phelps Stokes, 1897. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Edith Minturn Phelps Stokes (Mrs. I. N.), 1938 (38.104) | The Stokes were married on August 25, 1895, and the portrait by Sargent was a wedding gift from James A. Scrimse. Sargent's first intention was to paint a single portrait of Edith, but then he decided to paint her with a Great Dane. When the dog was no longer available I. N. Phelps Stokes took his…