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Old animal - Handsome One, horse, 33 years old...

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When Monet painted this picture of his elder son, Jean, in the summer of 1872, the artist and his family had recently returned to France from their self-imposed exile during the Franco-Prussian War. Through the efforts of the dealer Paul Durand-Ruel, the artist's finances had begun to improve, enabling the once-impoverished Monets to rent a house in Argenteuil, an agreeable suburb northwest of Paris

Here for your enjoyment is an inspiring photograph of Which Way, a Crow Warrior. It was made in 1905 by Edward S. Curtis. / The photo illustrates a Crow Indian wearing a headdress and several necklaces. / We have compiled this collection of photos mainly to serve as a vital educational resource. Contact curator@old-picture.com. Image ID# 91B150AD http://www.old-picture.com/indians/Apache-Man.htm

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This is the one that started it off for me -- this lovely detail from Bruegel's "Children's Games" (1559) of the small boy oblivious to all around him as he masters his wooden steed! In my mind I associate it with Thomas Elyot's “It was my doting pleasure to see my littell soonne ride on a cokhorse”, in his "Image of Government" (1540)

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Ces couples de personnes âgées prouvent quil nest jamais trop tard pour samuser

Fool Bull of the Sicangu Lakota Sioux tribe, late 1800s.