“Action without study is fatal. Study without action is futile.”
– Mary Ritter Beard
Cuckoo Clock Number 9 – A Watercolor Sketch
This is very fun, I think, with the bird sitting on the dash. Notice I didn’t let him drive. He is only a passenger.
About Mary Ritter Beard
The American historian and suffragette Mary Ritter Beard was best
known for the acclaimed two-volume work, The Rise of American
Civilization, which she cowrote with her husband, Charles Beard. She was
born in Indiana on August 5, 1876. She became a spokeswoman for the
importance of women’s history with her books, On Understanding Women and
Women as Force in History. She and her husband were controversial,
dynamic figures who helped frame the way we view American history. She
died on August 14, 1958.