Speechless Sunday: My Mother Visits Uncle Dominic

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My mother was an artist, and she loved the French Impressionists.  And Paul Cézanne may have been one of her favorites.  When we were in Paris in 2009, we visited the D'Osay Museum and it was like going to see old friends. 

Cézanne painted his "Uncle Dominic" series, using his uncle, Antoine Dominque, as the model.  He posed as a monk and in this painting, an attorney.  This is my mother greeting Cézanne's favorite uncle at the D'orsay.

 

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Cindy Marchant
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An artist and a musician in the same family...that is some serious talent there!

June 26, 2011 12:05 PM
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Peggy Hughes
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Beautiful photo of your Mom... so glad you two were able to enjoy Paris in 2009!  Stay strong, Pat. 

June 26, 2011 12:21 PM
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Christine Hooks
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I just love the expression on your Mom's face. She looks so pleased to be there. 

((hugs))

June 26, 2011 02:04 PM
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Suzanne McLaughlin
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Cezanne is one of my very favorites, too.  The Impressionists are my particular favorites.  Cezanne-Suzanne....maybe a connection.

Your mother was one classy lady!

June 26, 2011 03:14 PM
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I was thinking the same thing as Cindy about the Artist and the Musician.  Very poignant photo that speaks volumes. Thanks for sharing.

June 26, 2011 08:06 PM
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Pat

That's a great photo of your mother and memory of a life time.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

June 26, 2011 09:59 PM
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Lora "Leah" Stern 914-772-4528
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That's a great photo of your Mom and it looks like the apple doesn't fall far from the tree - at least as far as talent goes.  Glad you got to share this special visit with her.

June 26, 2011 10:10 PM
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Dear Pat - 
I certainly agree with Chris Hooks (#3) - what a lovely smile on your mom's face!
Clearly having a great time with you and "Uncle" in Paris.
Have a happy day -
Lynn

June 26, 2011 11:51 PM
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Love the beautiful expression on Mom's face. Thinking about you and your family today.

Take care.

Margaret

June 27, 2011 12:16 AM
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Jeff Dowler CRS
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Pat - I loved loved loved the D'Orsay and everything in it, and got to visit several times. What a pleasure for you to have had these special moments with your Mom. She is clearly enamoured! What a wonderful memory!

Jeff

June 27, 2011 12:19 AM
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Pat - Paris is my favorite city in the world! Visiting with your mom - what a wonderful memory! I showed my mom Paris years ago as well. She was in a wheelchair and I parked right in front of Notre Dame de Paris and wheeled her in. The police never gave me a ticket for parking illegally either and when we went to  the back of the church where the steps are, everyone assisted with the wheelchair.

You should have seen me wheeling around France with a wheelchair on top of my Audi, strapped to the luggage rack!

June 28, 2011 09:17 AM
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