Clever Fresno Girl: The Travel Writings of Marguerite Thompson Zorach (1908-1915)

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Associated University Presse, 2008 - Literary Criticism - 259 pages
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This volume features 30 art-related travel articles by the American modern artist, Marguerite Thompson Zorach (1887-1968). The accompanying essay examines her life in Paris, the people she met, and the art she was exposed to.
 

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Contents

the Democracy of Achievement Has Freest Reign Studio Church Where Americans of All Denominations Gather to Worship
89
Fresno Girl in Paris Describes Louvre Worlds Greatest Gallery
95
Grand Opéra as Seen in Paris
101
The Modern Artists of France Luxembourg Gallery
106
The Impressionist School of Art
111
The Churches of Florence
116
Among the Monasteries of Florence
123
Old Palaces of Florence Contain Art Galleries of Priceless Value
128
Strasbourg Cathedral Gothic Pile Wonder of Present Inspiration of Past Noted Clock Parades Apostles
187
Cathedral of Burgos
192
The Prado Museum
197
Avignon Seems Paradise of Light and Color Palace of Rival Medieval Popes Towers City
202
A Journey to Nîmes
207
Seeing Cairo and the Pyramids
211
The Dilwara Temples
217
When the Queen Comes to Jaipur
221

Charge Tourists Admission Fee People Show Little Reverence San Frari Resting Place of Honored Dead Strange Gaudy Tinsels
133
Venetian Art Mainly Known for Its Beauty Wealth of Color and Form Titian Tintoretto and Veronese Stand Out Foremost Among the Old Masters of...
139
Crumbling Ruins of Roman Forum Are Beautiful in Flowers of Italian Spring
145
Romes Wonderful Treasures of Sculptures Surpass Collection of Any Other City
151
Palatine Hill Cradle of Rome Is Paradise for Antiquarian Fresno Girl Writes of Hearing Lecture on the Spot of Romes Glories Place Is Delightful Jum...
156
Modern Architecture Shows Triumph Over Old in St Pauls Church Outside Gates of Rome Devout Ascent By Many Pilgrims of Scala Santa Steps Chr...
162
Vatican Is Immense Yet Small Age Dims Splendor of Palace In Musty Rooms Paintings of Old Masters Lose Lustre But Few Now Retain Their Ancie...
168
Appian Way The Queen of Roads Visit to Dismal Catacombs Roman Tombs Are Pile of Ruins
174
Brussels Exposition Proves Boresome Canadas Show of Natural Opportunity Makes Great Hit with People of Europe
180
Sketching in Jaipur
225
Agra and the Taj Mahal
231
The Shwe Dagon Pagoda
235
The Pagan Revel New York Artists Ball
239
Canton Its Temples and Gods
243
Other Articles by Marguerite Thompson for the Fresno Morning Republican
247
Society Pages on Marguerite Thompson from the Fresno Morning Republican
253
Index
255
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