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He commissioned his friend E. E. Cummings to write his poem " Epithalamion " as a wedding present.
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Stuart gave his friend Jackson a fine, new officer's tunic, trimmed with gold lace, commissioned from a Richmond tailor, which he thought would give Jackson more of the appearance of a proper general ( something to which Jackson was notoriously indifferent ).
Therefore the cardinal commissioned Sebastiano del Piombo who was great Venetian colourist and a friend of Michelangelo to paint “ The Raising of Lazarus ”.
In 1821 he finished a painting commissioned by a childhood friend, Monsieur de Pastoret, the Entry of Charles V into Paris ; de Pastoret also ordered a portrait of himself and a religious work ( Virgin with the Blue Veil ).
This series of nudes was commissioned by Modigliani's dealer and friend Leopold Zborowski, who lent the artist use of his apartment, supplied models and painting materials, and paid him between fifteen and twenty francs each day for his work.
Curious George was an instant success, and the Reys were commissioned to write more adventures of the mischievous monkey and his friend, the Man with the Yellow Hat.
He was a favorite of the gods and a friend of Achilles, to whom he was commissioned to announce the death of Patroclus.
When commissioned three years later by friend Brian Graden to create another short as a video Christmas card that he could send to friends, Parker and Stone created another similarly-animated The Spirit of Christmas short, dubbed Jesus vs. Santa.
After the murder of his erstwhile friend and later opponent Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, the penitent King Henry II commissioned a new stone bridge in place of the old, with a chapel at its centre dedicated to Becket as martyr.
It was commissioned in 2000, and Bailey took the part of the assistant Manny Bianco, with Moran playing the owner Bernard, and Tamsin Greig the friend, Fran.
The collection includes The Whisper, a figurine commissioned by John Walter Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu to his friend Charles Robinson Sykes who sculpted a personal mascot for the bonnet of his Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost.
Previously Rivera had painted a controversial fresco in Detroit entitled Detroit Industry, commissioned by Abby and John's friend, Edsel Ford, who later became a MoMA trustee.
There was a minor scandal in 1862 when Palgrave was commissioned to write a catalogue for the 1862 International Exhibition, in which he praised his friend the sculptor Thomas Woolner and denigrated other sculptors, especially Woolner's main rival Carlo Marochetti.
He was a friend of Nikolai Medtner and commissioned the Piano Concerto No. 3 " Ballade " ( 1940-43 ).
Sacchetti's version differs: " When I proposed to Lucio my original treatment for Per Sempre, which was nothing more than a sequel to The Postman Always Rings Twice in which a dead man returns to life, he became really enthusiastic and had my story read by a producer friend of his who then commissioned me to write a finished script.
In 407, Liu Yu commissioned his friend Liu Jingxuan ( 劉敬宣, Liu Laozhi's son ) to launch a major attack on Qiao Zong's Western Shu, but in 408, LIu Jingxuan's forces became stalled against the Western Shu general Qiao Daofu ( 譙道福 ) and was forced to retreat when food supplies ran out.
The album contents were a mixture of Sky traditions and new elements-it contained a classical-rock arrangement of Prokofiev's " Sleigh Ride " ( from the " Lieutenant Kijé Suite "), alongside seven original compositions and the first examples of commissioned compositions from contemporary writers from outside the band ( in this case, Kevin Peek's old friend and fellow Cliff Richard collaborator Alan Tarney, who provided two original tunes ).
Apart from the Memling, there are two surviving Flemish illuminated manuscripts commissioned by Donne in the British Library, plus a second-hand one ( BL MS Royal 15 D iv ) that was a gift from the two Duchesses of Burgundy ( the widowed Margaret and her stepdaughter Mary ) with the inscriptions: " For yet not har that ys on of yor treu frendes Margarete of Yorke " (" Forget not her that is one of your true friends, Margarete of York ), and " Prenez moy ajames pour vre bonne amie Marie D. de bourg. ne " (" Take me forever for your good friend, Mary, Duchess of Burgundy ").
Polk's friend Bruce Porter was commissioned to collaborate with the Bourns in planning the gardens, which were laid out between 1917 and 1922.
He is perhaps best known for a portrait of Benjamin Franklin, commissioned by wealthy Virginian landowner and friend of Franklin's in London, Col. Philip Ludwell III, and painted from life in 1762.
Tewkesbury Abbey commissioned his next play, The Tower, written in 1939, which was seen by the poet T. S. Eliot, who became a friend and is often cited as an influence.
He travelled to Italy in 1773 with his great friend George Romney, stopping en route at Knole, near Sevenoaks in Kent, where the Duke of Dorset commissioned several works from him.
At the urging of Tommy Hitchcock, a friend and famous polo player, Bill Jackson had entered military service as a commissioned ' Captain ' in the Army-Air Corps working in air intelligence.
Colin Chapman's chance came when he commissioned Harry Mundy ( a close friend and designer of the Coventry Climax engine and technical editor for Autocar ) to design a twin-cam version of the Ford Kent engine.
The prototype's design was by Milt Brown's friend, Ron Plescia, but the nose was too long and the rear vision limited, so Reisner commissioned former Bertone stylist Franco Scaglione to revise it.
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In 1968 the newly commissioned United States Navy Knox class destroyer escort USS Harold E. Holt ( FF-1074 ) was named in his honour.
Freas was commissioned to paint the Skylab I insignia design and posters promoting the space program ( used by NASA and now hanging in the Smithsonian Institution ); pinup girls on bombers while in the United States Army Air Forces ; comic book covers ; the covers of the GURPS worldbooks Lensman and Planet Krishna ; and many others, such as more than 500 saints ' portraits for the Franciscans executed simultaneously with his portraits of Alfred E. Neuman (" What?
In 1865, a replacement cross was commissioned from E. M. Barry by the South Eastern Railway as the centrepiece of the station forecourt ; about east of the original site.
It is one of a series of allegorical figures commissioned by the estate of E. W. Scripps to depict California history.
Andrew Talcott, captain of U. S. Army Engineers was commissioned to undertake the project, and the actual survey was made by Lieutenants Washington Hood and Robert E. Lee.
As of July 2008, the Bear Battalion had commissioned 1, 721 Army officers including ten General Officers: LTG Neal T. Jaco, LTG John E. Miller, MG Fred F. Marty, MG Robert L. Gordon, MG Robert F. Pennycuick, MG David E. White, MG Jarrett J. Robertson, BG William A.
In 1806 the East India Company commissioned William E Wilkins to plan the buildings for its new training college for civil servants for India.
When it came time for an E stamp in 1987, the Postal Service commissioned a more elaborate design: a color picture of the globe as seen from space ( E for Earth ).
* The ROU 04 General Artigas, a converted German Lüneburg ( E )- class replenishment oiler ( commissioned 2005 ).
This national research initiative, commissioned by the Canadian Association of Fairs and Exhibitions ( C. A. F. E.
The development became its headquarters, and shortly afterwards Ernő Goldfinger was commissioned to design two additional blocks, D and E.
The Institute of Chest diseases was commissioned on 20th September 1990 by the then Chief Minister of Kerala, E. K.
Hood was commissioned a brevet second lieutenant in the 4th U. S. Infantry, served in California, and later transferred to the 2nd U. S. Cavalry in Texas, where he was commanded by Col. Albert Sidney Johnston and Lt. Col. Robert E. Lee.
The A & E Network commissioned Horatio Hornblower ( 1999 ), winner of two Emmy Awards, and the seven subsequent dramas in the series ; Dash and Lilly ( 1999 ), which received nine Emmy nominations ; and The Crossing ( 2000 ), which won the Peabody Award.
Erdman's solos included The Transformations of Medusa, Forever and Sunsmell with a commissioned score by Cage and a spoken text from the titular poem by E. E. Cummings, and Creature on a Journey, a comic antic to a percussion score by Lou Harrison.
Among the notable works of this period are Twenty Poems ( 1960 ), a cycle of E. E. Cummings's poems for eight dancers and one actor with a commissioned score by Teiji Ito, performed in the round at the Circle in the Square Theatre in Greenwich Village and The Castle, an exploration of improvised and structured movement with jazz clarinetist-saxophonist Jimmy Guiffre at the Brooklyn Academy of Music ( 1970 ).
He also commissioned a number of impressive buildings, notably the Chapel designed by the famous Gothic Revival architect G. E. Street.
Whereas it appears from official reports that Dr. Mary E. Walker, a graduate of medicine, " has rendered valuable service to the Government, and her efforts have been earnest and untiring in a variety of ways ," and that she was assigned to duty and served as an assistant surgeon in charge of female prisoners at Louisville, Ky., upon the recommendation of Major-Generals Sherman and Thomas, and faithfully served as contract surgeon in the service of the United States, and has devoted herself with much patriotic zeal to the sick and wounded soldiers, both in the field and hospitals, to the detriment of her own health, and has also endured hardships as a prisoner of war four months in a Southern prison while acting as contract surgeon ; and Whereas by reason of her not being a commissioned officer in the military service, a brevet or honorary rank cannot, under existing laws, be conferred upon her ; and Whereas in the opinion of the President an honorable recognition of her services and sufferings should be made.
The city's insurers commissioned an evaluation from toxicologist Dr. Ronald E. Gots, who dismissed the program as " quackery ", saying it " served no rational medical function.