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The old woman and the wave

by Shelley Jackson

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by DK Ink in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Juvenile fiction

  • About the Edition

    An old woman finally comes to understand and appreciate the huge wave that has hung in the air, sheltering her house, all her life.

    Edition Notes

    Statement[written and illustrated by] Shelley Jackson.
    GenreJuvenile fiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23242633M
    ISBN 100789424843
    LC Control Number97034114

    Portrait of an Old Woman with a Book - Ferdinand Bol Author: Ferdinand Bol. Portraiture, Painting, Oil on canvas, x cm. Origin: Holland, Source of entry: . Now it is only the man, the woman, the baby inside her, and the intruder inside the baby, sleeping. The woman and man will awaken in the morning, the baby a few months later when he is born. The intruder inside him will sleep on and not wake for several years, when the unease of the child’s mother and the memory of that dream have long since.

    From The National Gallery, London, Gustave Courbet, The Woman in the Waves (), Oil on canvas, × 54 cm. ‘The Woman in the Waves (The Bather)’ was created in by Gustave Courbet in Realism style. Find more prominent pieces of nude painting (nu) at – best visual art : Gustave Courbet.

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