“The Irish Hart, Harte, and O’Hart is from o hairt – meaning “descendant of Art,” who was the son of Kink Conn of the Hundred Battles. The O’Hart coat of arms showed a passant lion guarding a human heart.”
The Amerian Suffraget, Madeline McDowell Breckinridge, is kin to my late sister, Christine Rosamond Benton, and my grandson, Tyler Hunt – who I want to be an artist like his illustrious kinfolk.
When I watched Ken Burns film on the artist, Thomas Hart Benton, ‘America’s Painter’ and ‘Painter of America’ I realized his struggle had become my own, being – HE IS AMERICA! Thomas and I are found in the family tree that is Who’s Who In American Poltics – and Art that is under attack by Right-wing Christians who want to defund the Arts – and the United States Government! They claim Jesus as God has inspired many important leaders…
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