If you told me at the beginning of September that I would eventually write over 3,000 words on this one Degas oil pastel portrait, I would have said “Pffft.” And then proceeded to tell a corny joke like, “I have no MONET to buy the DEGAS to make the VAN GOGH.”
Term paper submitted. Two and a half hour essay exam conquered. A semester of discovering new worlds in a piece of cloth with some splattered-on colors experienced. I’d say it was a pretty good intro to art history class, wouldn’t you?