I'm proud to say that my daughter can recite the Gayatri mantra (one of the oldest Sanskrit mantras) by heart: Om bhur bhuvah suvaha tat savitur varenyam bhargo devasya dheemahi dhiyo yo na prachodayath.
Paul Cézanne 1861 ~ He was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the century conception of artistic endeavour to a new and radically different world of art in the century.
Auguste Renoir I selected this portrait for the expression on his face. His eyes are very soulful. Renoir is wearing his coat and hat -- this portrait seems very proper and speaks of etiquette from a bygone era.