A Salty Piece of Land - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 53 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of A Salty Piece of Land.
This section contains 530 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Salty Piece of Land Study Guide

Chapter 13 Summary

"Grandma Ghost"

Tully finishes his breakfast at a café and sees an old woman setting up and an easel and canvas. He watches her as she paints and remembers "Grandma Ghost," who was the other family member who ran off to the tropics.

Tully says that "what connects some people to the art they like is not wishing they could paint it but rather wanting to be in the scene that the artist has painted" (pg. 130). The second painting in Tully's art collection is Heart of the Andes and it is an etching of a painting by Frederic Edwin Church. Tully saw the original at the Metropolitan Museum of Art when he was a teenager. This painting is responsible for Tully's interest in the tropics.

He explains that in 1859, when the painting was put on exhibit, his great-grandparents Jubal and Sarah Sawyer...

(read more from the Chapter 13 Summary)

This section contains 530 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Salty Piece of Land Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
A Salty Piece of Land from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook