Wisdom on Wednesdays—“that leisure without which true Religion and true art can not flourish”

“The lyric mood must be kept at all costs and preserved from the terrible enmity of active life.  The spirit of the times and of our country is dead against that leisure without which true Religion and true art can not flourish.”  (December 15, 1924)

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Still Life, pastel on paper, 15 x 18 in.
Inscribed by the artist, lower left: “For Margaret and Bill, Christmas, 1960.”  Margaret and Bill Ryan were close friends of the Schmitts in Silvermine.

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