• msauquet wrote a new post, Amaryllis, on the site Art Hartford 1 year, 6 months ago

    Although considered an attractive flower, Smith saw something ugly about the plant. He claimed the flower did not conform to ordinary “notions of pretty.” In Smith’s eyes, the amaryllis appears to be made of rubbe […]

  • msauquet wrote a new post, Amaryllis, on the site Hartford Art 1 year, 6 months ago

        Although considered an attractive flower, Smith saw something ugly about the plant. He claimed the flower did not conform to ordinary “notions of pretty.” In Smith’s eyes, the amaryllis appears to be made o […]

  • msauquet wrote a new post, DG, MS, VT, on the site Art Hartford 1 year, 6 months ago

    The pieces D.G., M.S., V.T. were originally designed on a paper-weight scale and were intended for friends, hence the various initials. Smith says the works relate to three larger pieces he was working on at the […]

  • msauquet wrote a new post, DG, MS, VT, on the site Hartford Art 1 year, 6 months ago

        The pieces D.G., M.S., V.T. were originally designed on a paper-weight scale and were intended for friends, hence the various initials. Smith says the works relate to three larger pieces he was working on at […]

  • msauquet wrote a new post, Playground, on the site Art Hartford 1 year, 6 months ago

    Playground, can be most accurately understood if it is viewed in the context of fun. Smith would probably not hold any objections if it were moved to an actual playground for recreational purposes. Smith says that […]

  • msauquet wrote a new post, Playground, on the site Hartford Art 1 year, 6 months ago

        Playground, can be most accurately understood if it is viewed in the context of fun. Smith would probably not hold any objections if it were moved to an actual playground for recreational purposes. Smith say […]

  • General Edwards was Commander of the Twenty-Sixth Division of the United States Army during the years 1917 and 1918, when he led the Sons of New England to many victories on the battlefields of France. This […]

  •      General Edwards was Commander of the Twenty-Sixth Division of the United States Army during the years 1917 and 1918, when he led the Sons of New England to many victories on the battlefields of France. This […]

  • msauquet wrote a new post, The Bride, on the site Art Hartford 1 year, 6 months ago

     Consisting a vertical pillar encased by a rectangular, cagelike structure, The Bride is minimalistic in its use of elementary forms. This was a gift to the Atheneum from the artist’s wife. Its static nature co […]

  • msauquet wrote a new post, The Bride, on the site Hartford Art 1 year, 6 months ago

     Consisting a vertical pillar encased by a rectangular, cagelike structure, The Bride is minimalistic in its use of elementary forms. This was a gift to the Atheneum from the artist’s wife. Its static nature co […]

  • msauquet wrote a new post, Safe Arrival, on the site Art Hartford 1 year, 6 months ago

    Safe Arrival depicts a pioneer family of four who came with Thomas Hooker to settle Hartford in 1636. The group walked from Cambridge for thirty days and thirty nights with the goal of establishing a colony in […]

  • msauquet wrote a new post, Safe Arrival, on the site Hartford Art 1 year, 6 months ago

       Safe Arrival depicts a pioneer family of four who came with Thomas Hooker to settle Hartford in 1636. The group walked from Cambridge for thirty days and thirty nights with the goal of establishing a colony in […]

  • msauquet wrote a new post, Thomas Hooker, on the site Art Hartford 1 year, 6 months ago

    The Society of the Descendants of the Founders of Hartford commissioned this work in 1940. Hooker, a great Puritan divine, led the first settlers from Massachusetts Bay Colony to Hartford. As no paintings, […]

  • msauquet wrote a new post, Thomas Hooker, on the site Hartford Art 1 year, 6 months ago

    The Society of the Descendants of the Founders of Hartford commissioned this work in 1940. Hooker, a great Puritan divine, led the first settlers from Massachusetts Bay Colony to Hartford. As no paintings, […]

  • Wadsworth was commissioned by the National Association for the Deaf to create a statue which commemorated the founding in 1817 of the American School for the Deaf, the first institution for the education of the […]

  • Wadsworth was commissioned by the National Association for the Deaf to create a statue which commemorated the founding in 1817 of the American School for the Deaf, the first institution for the education of the […]