How to Be Both - Section 3: Pages 131 – 199 Summary & Analysis

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George discovers the painting she has been seeking of a man on a blue background is Saint Vincent Ferrer by Francesco del Cossa. Saint Vincent was a Spanish Dominican preacher. Little is said about the artist. George seeks out more of Cossa’s paintings. They are all strange, unique, and beautiful, including one of a monk pointing toward Christ but looking past the viewer, as if the monk sees something happening beyond the viewer that the viewer cannot see. In another painting, a stone road seems to be turning into a waterfall. Things seem to be and not to be, and to be both at the same time. George is fascinated by this centuries-old paintings, and how they have anything to do with the real world. She views the paintings numerous times, and each time sees something new and different about them. For...

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