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Art & Literature Throughout the Ages - Original

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Crystal Thielkien
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« Reply #45 on: November 20, 2008, 03:18:05 pm »


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   posted 07-25-2006 12:44 AM                       
I got to see one of the SCREAM paintings in Oslo in 1969. It was situated right next to a window! As I recall, all the museums I visited that year were woefully under-guarded. In Amsterdam in the Rjiksmuseum, I spent a long while in a 12X12 foot dimly lit room all by myself with about six or seven Vermeers! None of the canvasses were too large to fit under my shirt! A ways across the museum there was a single permanent guard in the room with the huge "Nightwatch" by Rembrandt which had a velvet rope to hold back people from approaching the canvas.

Ah, I still think longingly of those delicious Vermeers!

[ 07-25-2006, 12:48 AM: Message edited by: rockessence ]

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