Illustrator Frank C. Papé (1878-1972)

When my daughter Amelia was born, I Decided to frame the pieces of art I wanted to see on the wall. "Monk Erasing a Song of Sappho." From Cream of the Jest by James Branch Cabell.
When my daughter Amelia was born, I Decided to frame the pieces of art I wanted to see on the wall. “Monk Erasing a Song of Sappho.” From Cream of the Jest by James Branch Cabell.

Art and music make me feel better.

The above  illustration by Frank C. Papé (1878-1972) helps  me right now when my pain level is an 8 on a scale of 1-10. How Papé’s art helps is the subject of this on-going post.

Having been in the hospital multiple times in 2015, I am convinced that art and music should be omnipresent in health care facilities. As I progress, I will be seeking ways of making my conviction a reality. Your help and suggestions are welcome.

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Frank_C._Papé career began to flourish in the early 1920s through his illustrations for a number of books by James Branch Cabell and Anatole France two writers.

 

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One thought on “Illustrator Frank C. Papé (1878-1972)”

  1. Yes, art and music have always made me feel better, too, and provided endless hours of enjoyment. I have collected books with his illustrations for years.

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