New spring issue of the CSF News

CSFNews_Spring2015_p1We’ve just sent out the latest issue of our newsletter, the CSF News, which you can read online here.

The spring issue includes a fascinating article by a great-granddaughter of Schmitt on how she discovered a long-lost painting at Oxford University, and a reflection on one of Schmitt’s most beloved works by his son, Jacob.

If you’d like to receive your own hard copy in your (snail) mailbox, please drop me a line at

Of course, you can read all the back issues of the newsletter on our website.


Wisdom on Wednesdays—Where there does not yet exist Personality

Study for Dance of Life Chartres 2 - CROPPED

Study for Dance of Life, Chartres, c. 1928, watercolor, 17½ x 20½ in.

“The state is one with the family where there does not yet exist society.
“The state is one with society where there does not yet exist Personality.” (1939)