Katherine Keenum


A blog about the paintings, photographs, and prints that help me visualize my fiction—both Where the Light Falls and works-in-progress. My main current project is a novel tentatively entitled ANONYMITY. Its heroine works in publishing, belongs to a clandestine suffragist group, and has a married lover. Read on!

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An American woman art student meets a Civil War veteran in Belle Époque Paris.

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Children in the Luxembourg Garden

July 30, 2016

Tags: Edelfelt, Scandinavian artists, Paris landmark, fashion or clothes

A post on Children in the Summer Park at the blog, It’s About Time, alerted me to a painting I’ve been searching for without being able to remember the artist’s name—Albert Edelfelt. Itwas this painting that first gave me the idea (more…)

Saint-Aygulf

July 6, 2016

Tags: Carolus-Duran

When characters become a part of your life, associations continue to attract your attention even after a book is finished. I had an e-mail today from a friend who is spending the summer in Bandol, France. The Riviera now makes me think of Carolus-Duran and how much he loved the Mediterranean. He had a villa at Saint-Aygulf and donated two paintings to the local chapel. For more (in French), click here.