Wedding in the Cemetery, 1932 Leon Garland (1896-1641) Leon Garland came from a traditional Russian Jewish background and memories of his early life in Europe provided inspiration for later works. Wedding in the Cemetery is based on an Eastern European folk legend that if two orphans married in a cemetery during a cholera epidemic, their dead parents would intercede to stop the scourge. http://www.spertus.edu/exhibits/uncovered
Artist Arielle Sandler describes her work as such: "I am a painter absolutely in love with color and paint. My paintings have been featured in movies and TV shows as well as in publications such as The New York Times, New American Paintings, Apartment Therapy and Traditional Home Magazine. For more information about me and to view my other paintings, please visit ArielleSandlerStudio.com."
The O’Leary property, or a similar homestead, c. 1870. At the time, farm animals were commonly kept within city limits to provide their owners with fresh milk, butter, eggs, and other products to eat or sell. ICHi-33547