“No one can really pull you up very high — you lose your grip on the rope. But on your own two feet you can climb mountains.”
– Louis Brandeis
Masters Study – Emile Bernard, Iron Bridges at Asnieres 1887
2.5″ x 3.5″ Watercolor & Gouache
A link to the original Bernard painting is here. This one was really fun! Well, of course it was. They were all fun! Jeanne at WetCanvas has started another Masters exchange. You can find the project here.
About Louis Brandeis
American judge Louis Brandeis was the first Jewish Supreme Court Justice, and one of the most influential Justices in the history of the Court. He was born in Kentucky in 1856 to Czech-born parents. He graduated from high school at age 14 and later became head of his class at Harvard Law School. As a Justice, many of his decisions created greater protections for individual rights of privacy and free speech. He died in 1941. Brandeis University was named in his honor.