Ensor breaks out from his somber palette with The Oyster Eater (1882), one of the larger paintings in the show.
“This is a critical information job,” says Metzl, who effusively praises the choice of Ensor.
Therefore it came to pass, that we saw fit to enter Sir Ensor's room in the following manner.
Miss Ensor gave a gesture of despair and applied herself to her pie.
And though Sir Ensor Doone is now so old and growing feeble, his own way he will have still, and no one dare deny him.
Miss Ensor was late and we were all hanging about on the stage, waiting for her.
I cried; 'what can Sir Ensor Doone want with considering me?
Mrs. Ensor, a very refined and cultured woman, taught her to read and write.
Miss Ensor completed her supper with a cup of tea and some little cakes: “just to keep us all company,” as Mary had insisted.
My mother's duty along with her other work was to assist Dr. Ensor in the making of some of his medicine.