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Die Marchenerzahlerin :: Franz Von Defregger

Die Marchenerzahlerin by artist Franz Von Defregger - Village life
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Franz Von Defregger (1835-1921) Die Marchenerzahlerin

Oil on canvas, 1871 (42 x 52 cm)( 16,5 x 20,4 inch ) Private collection

image: Public domain

Submitted by: marina51

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Kovalenko    June 23, 2014

AWESOME!!! Love those nails, I'm doing mine with chartreuse later today (at 71 years) ... this lolevy lady makes a great case for not giving in to the the head of gray hair I seem to have developed. Hair dresser later today too ... keep on inspiring us!!


User   User Rating: 400  February 17, 2019

The main heroine of the canvas is an elderly woman, who reads fairy tales to children. But she does not just read them, she tells, expressively, thoughtfully, explaining something. And may be add new details to the written history, embellish it and make it more believable, realistic. Therefore, children listen to her as if spellbound, they even leaned in her direction, because do not want to miss a word. The heroine gives the impression of a true storyteller, distinctive and wise. Looking at the [Expand]


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