Fernand Toussaint (Belgian artist, from 1873 to 1955) Girl with Dog and Umbrella
Post Impressionist painter Belgian Fernand Toussaint Was Born into a cultivated upper-middle class family in Brussels. At the age of 15, Toussaint Began His education at the Art Academy of Brussels under portrait painter Jean-François Portaels from 1889 - 1894. Toussaint left for Paris in 1891, continuing His studies under Belgian portraitist Alfred Stevens. His Toussaint divided time between Belgium & amp; Paris, painting commissioned portraits Often for affluent members of European society. Some well-heeled de son client requested Their portraits With Their dogs, and REMAIN thesis.
Fernand Toussaint (Belgian artist, from 1873 to 1955) Lady with a Dog
Fernand Toussaint (Belgian artist, from 1873 to 1955) Lady with Parasol and Dog
Dog Days of Summer is the name for the Most sultry period of summer, from July 3 to Aug. about 11. Named in early times by Observers in Bordering the Mediterranean countries, the period Was Determined to extend from 20 days before to 20 days after the conjunction of Sirius (the dog star) & amp; the sun. The Greek poets Hesiod (ca. 750-650 BCE) & amp; Aratus (ca. 310-240 BCE) REFER, In Their writings, to "the heat of late summer que la Greeks Believed Was Actually Brought on by the appearance of Sirius," a star in the constellation, que le later Romans, & amp; Refer to today we have Canis Major, literally the "Greater Dog" constellation. Homer, in the Iliad, references the combination of "Orion's dog" (Sirius) with oncoming heat, fevers, & amp; evil, in Describing the approach of Achilles Toward Troy
Sirius rises late in the dark, liquid sky
On summer nights, star of stars,
Orion's Dog They Call it, brightest
Of all, an evil purpose carry, Bringing heat
Suffering and fevers to humanity.