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
Keller Williams Indy NE 317-290-7775 www.marchantteam.com - Carmel, IN
"Cindy in Indy" , Realtor, Fishers Real Estate

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

Jun 26, 2011 05:05 AM #1
Peggy Hughes/pha logistix, inc.
pha logistix inc - San Francisco, CA

Beautiful photo of your Mom... so glad you two were able to enjoy Paris in 2009!  Stay strong, Pat. 

Jun 26, 2011 05:21 AM #2
Christine Hooks
Pino Agency - Pennsville, NJ
Celebrating 24 Years in Real Estate!

I just love the expression on your Mom's face. She looks so pleased to be there. 


Jun 26, 2011 07:04 AM #3
Suzanne McLaughlin
Sabinske & Associates, Inc. (Albertville, St. Michael) - Saint Michael, MN
Sabinske & Associates, Realtor

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!

Jun 26, 2011 08:14 AM #4
Jeanne M. Gavish
Jeanne Gavish, Keller Williams Realty Elite Partners - Spring Hill, FL
Keller Williams Realty Elite Partners - CIPS,GRI,S

I was thinking the same thing as Cindy about the Artist and the Musician.  Very poignant photo that speaks volumes. Thanks for sharing.

Jun 26, 2011 01:06 PM #5
Lou Ludwig
Ludwig & Associates - Boca Raton, FL
Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC


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

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Jun 26, 2011 02:59 PM #6
Lora "Leah" Stern 914-772-4528
Coldwell Banker, 170 N Main Street, New City NY 10956 - New City, NY
Real Estate Salesperson

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.

Jun 26, 2011 03:10 PM #7
Lynn B. Friedman
Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ... - Atlanta, GA
Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers

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 -

Jun 26, 2011 04:51 PM #8
Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Love the beautiful expression on Mom's face. Thinking about you and your family today.

Take care.


Jun 26, 2011 05:16 PM #9
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad

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!


Jun 26, 2011 05:19 PM #10
Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional
Charles Rutenberg Realty - Clearwater, FL
Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor

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!

Jun 28, 2011 02:17 AM #11
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