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The Art of CharlesWysocki |
Charles Wysocki was a master-
ful storyteller and everything he has
put into this painting contributes to
the heartfelt story of separation from
family and home. The work draws us
upward, our eyes ascend the staircase,
lingering on the flowers which she
has just picked in the garden, up to
the opened envelope on the stairs and
finally the letter held loosely in her
hand. The sad news has come that
her beloved captain has been detained
Another Year at Sea
. We know in
our hearts that she will not soon see
white sails on the dark and boundless
horizon outside her window.
at Sea
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