Just Because: Winslow Homer, The Country School

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I was about to finish writing another post for today, but the news on the radio has distracted and saddened me.

So, instead of a lip balm review (maybe tomorrow), here’s a painting by one of my favorite artists, with a wish for more American children to be kept innocent and safe in their daily lives, and a prayer for those who were killed in Connecticut today.

Image: Winslow Homer, The Country School, 1871, St. Louis Art Museum.