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Travel Bug Dog Tag Art-Muenier-The Catechism Lesson TB

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Saturday, 26 January 2013
Texas, United States
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In the hands of Jhgvos.

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Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

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About This Item


This is one of a series of travel bugs made to recognize paintings seen, and admired by the bug owner. A digital copy of this painting was downloaded from the internet. The copy was reduced in size and proportions cropped to accommodate the laminating materials available to the owner. Regrettably these processes diminish the effort of the artist. One truly must see the original in person to fully appreciate the work. The text below is a mixture of my own observations and material gleaned from the internet (mostly Wikipedia and Web Gallery).

Jules Alexis Muenier (1863-1942) was a French academic painter and photographer.  With the introduction of photography as a method of capturing the daily life of people many artists felt that their livelihood would suffer.  However, Muenier would become one of the leading proponents for the use of photography, as a method of creating studies, to add important details to the final works.  This painting, The Catechism Lesson (in French, La Leçon de Catéchisme), was seen in the Musee D'Orsay, in Paris, in October 2012.  It shows one boy reciting his lesson to the rural priest, two girls predictably listening and studying and a second boy ignoring all but the flowers behind the bench.  This painting made me smile.

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Tracking History (19212mi) View Map

Grab It (Not from a Cache) 08/01/2017 Jhgvos grabbed it   Visit Log

Retrieved from sparenmoos switzerland. Gonna take it home to holland and drop it there. Nice pic by the way!!

Retrieve It from a Cache 07/23/2017 elfaron retrieved it from Im Fang 1 Fribourg, Switzerland   Visit Log

...komm etwas mit mi...

Discovered It 07/11/2017 Dre13ehn discovered it   Visit Log

Wir wünschen eine Gute Reise !!!

Dropped Off 07/10/2017 Spycher placed it in Im Fang 1 Fribourg, Switzerland - 47.33 miles  Visit Log

Geh auf Wanderschaft.

Retrieve It from a Cache 06/17/2017 Spycher retrieved it from Berg-Frosch Valais, Switzerland   Visit Log

Wir nehmen ihn gerne weiter.

Dropped Off 05/28/2017 stefwes placed it in Berg-Frosch Valais, Switzerland - .27 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/28/2017 stefwes took it to Z - Igel_Rekord Valais, Switzerland - 2.51 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/28/2017 stefwes took it to Gornersee, zauberhafter Gletschersee /Magical Lake Valais, Switzerland - 52.18 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/27/2017 stefwes took it to Quai 345 Vaud, Switzerland - 3.25 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/27/2017 stefwes took it to Crabby chez les marmottes Vaud, Switzerland - .2 miles  Visit Log
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