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We went into Mrs. Monmouth's library, which had low bookshelves all along the walls, and above them a Modigliani portrait, a Jackson Pollock twelve feet long, and a gorgeous Miro with a yellow background, that looked like an inscription from a Martian tomb.
He had various coins with her portrait struck in her honor.
The film was intended to be an all encompassing portrait of political movements since May 1968, a summation of the work which he had taken part in for ten years.
Under his reign his wife Louisa was thought to have had the real power, which is why she is placed at the center of the group portrait.
During the Qianlong reign period and the continuing 19th century, European Baroque styles of painting had noticeable influence on Chinese portrait paintings, especially with painted visual effects of lighting and shading.
Another criticism of image veneration is found in the non-canonical 2nd-century Acts of John ( generally considered a gnostic work ), in which the Apostle John discovers that one of his followers has had a portrait made of him, and is venerating it:
The Saint was recognized because the young man had often seen his portrait.
Adams sat for the earliest confirmed photograph still in existence of a U. S. president in 1843, although other sources contend that William Henry Harrison had posed even earlier for his portrait, in 1841.
Having shown an early interest in art, Reynolds was apprenticed in 1740 to the fashionable London portrait painter Thomas Hudson, who had also been born in Devon.
( Audubon's account reveals that he learned oil painting in December 1822 from Jacob Stein, an itinerant portrait artist, and after they had enjoyed all the portrait patronage to be expected in Natchez, Mississippi during January – March 1823, they resolved to travel together as perambulating portrait-artists.
He had his portrait painted by John Syme, who clothed the naturalist in frontier clothes.
The Communist Party of Great Britain had the monumental tombstone built in 1954 with a portrait bust by Laurence Bradshaw ; Marx's original tomb had had only humble adornment.
The U. S. mint prepared special silver medals with a portrait of Jefferson and had a message of friendship and peace, called Indian Peace Medals or peace medals.
Many years ago, Kodak had to overcome initial rejection of its portrait film in Japan because of these adjustments.
Baum had shrewdly transferred most of his property, except for his clothing, his library ( mostly of children's books, such as the fairy tales of Andrew Lang, whose portrait he kept in his study ), and his typewriter ( all of which he successfully argued were essential to his occupation ), into Maud's name, as she handled the finances, anyway, and thus lost much less than he could have.
Buddy Rogers often gave guests tours of Pickfair, including views of a genuine western bar Pickford had bought for Douglas Fairbanks, and a portrait of Pickford in the drawing room.
Tailleferre also wrote popular songs to texts by Claude Marci, the wife of Henri Jeanson, whose portrait had been painted by Magritte in the 1930s.
Ingres ' pupil Théodore Chassériau ( 1819 – 1856 ) had already achieved success with his nude The Toilette of Esther ( 1841, Louvre ) and equestrian portrait of Ali-Ben-Hamet, Caliph of Constantine and Chief of the Haractas, Followed by his Escort ( 1846 ) before he first visited the East, but in later decades the steamship made travel much easier and increasing numbers of artists traveled to the Middle East and beyond, painting a wide range of Oriental scenes.
The last straw was when Don Salvador read in a Barcelona newspaper that his son had recently exhibited in Paris a drawing of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ, with a provocative inscription: " Sometimes, I spit for fun on my mother's portrait ".
Before becoming a Hollywood filmmaker, he had been an amateur boxer, reporter, short-story writer, portrait artist in Paris, a cavalry rider in Mexico, and a documentary filmmaker during World War II.

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notably Balzac, Chaucer and portrait artists, such as Joseph Ducreux ; meanwhile, the ' Norwich connection ' to physiognomy developed in the writings of Amelia Opie and travelling linguist George Borrow.
For the Genoese aristocracy, then in a final flush of prosperity, he developed a full-length portrait style, drawing on Veronese and Titian as well as Rubens ' style from his own period in Genoa, where extremely tall but graceful figures look down on the viewer with great hauteur.
He developed the concept of the psychological portrait, revealing the thoughts and emotions of his subjects.
Young Yale developed an early affinity for portrait painting, but about 1850 decided to assist his father in improving bank locks and to study mechanical problems.
Since 1888, a portrait of the Master has appeared at the centre of the ace of spades, and the design chosen and developed by the Master has traditionally commemorated an event of importance occurring in the twelve months leading up to the Master ’ s year in office, such as the Company ’ s first Lord Mayor and Sheriff, or some royal or historical celebration.
John Clements, Director of the Historical Armed Combat Association proposed in a foreword to a 2000 edition of the 1467 Talhoffer Fechtbuch that modern use of the term ' martial arts ' is incorrectly associated primarily with Asian practices, and that Talhoffer's work exemplified ' hundreds ' of similar fighting manuals in Medieval Europe that ' present to us a portrait of highly developed and innovative European martial arts based on sophisticated, systematic and effective skills.
Portraits were, as elsewhere in Europe, much the most easiest and most profitable way for an artist to make a living, and the English tradition continued to draw of the relaxed elegance of the portrait style developed in England by Van Dyck, although there was little actual transmission from his work via his workshop.
Domenichino's work, developed principally from Raphael's and the Carracci's examples, mirrors the theoretical ideas of G. B. Agucchi, with whom the painter collaborated on a Treatise on Painting ( Domenichino's portrait of Agucchi in York occasionally has been attributed to Annibale Carracci ).
The portrait miniature developed from the illuminated manuscript, which had been superseded for the purposes of book illustration by techniques such as woodprints and calc printing.
Many of the art forms and methods used by the Romans — such as high and low relief, free-standing sculpture, bronze casting, vase art, mosaic, cameo, coin art, fine jewelry and metalwork, funerary sculpture, perspective drawing, caricature, genre and portrait painting, landscape painting, architectural sculpture, and trompe l ’ oeil painting — all were developed or refined by Ancient Greek artists.
While teaching at the academy ( 1836 – 1848 ) he developed a portrait style which combined a neoclassical simplicity with a romantic tendency that fused well, and his penchant for realism was satisfied with an intriguing level of psychological penetration.
Philip John Ouless ( 1817 – 1885 ), a successful workmanlike painter of marine subjects, was the father of Walter William Ouless RA ( 1848 – 1933 ), who developed a career as a portrait painter in London, becoming an Associate of the Royal Academy ( ARA ) in 1877 and RA in 1881.
, moved frequently: Ballaghaderreen in Ireland, Beeston, Eccles, before settling in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, where his father, who had fought in the First World War, developed a reputation as a good portrait photographer and the family ’ s severe financial difficulties began to ease.
He developed his own style within genre painting, and became proficient in portrait painting.
His father purchased a cigar store that had a small photo studio in the back which he developed, using his skills as a carpenter, into his own portrait studio.

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His second and final novel, Infinite Jest ( 1997 ), a futuristic portrait of America and a playful critique of the media-saturated nature of American life, has been consistently ranked among the most important works of the 20th century.
The series consists of a single portrait of his wife, Bebe, and her three sisters each year, consistently posed in the same left to right order.
" Throughout his career, Aaberg has produced music that consistently translated Montana's farms, ranches, and native cultures into " musical concepts " and has " forged a unique keyboard style that paints an audible portrait of his home state.

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There was, of course, more to the portrait of a lady you carried in your mind's eye than the sine qua non of her virtue.
That was Rob Roy, who posed with Mrs. Coolidge for the portrait by Howard Chandler Christy.
There were many letters of strong protest against the portrait of the Anglican clergyman, who was indeed portrayed as a man not particularly concerned with religious matters and without really very much to do as clergyman.
Alessandro di Cristofano di Lorenzo del Bronzino Allori ( 31 May 1535 – 22 September 1607 ) was an Italian portrait painter of the late Mannerist Florentine school.
The Pentelic marble portrait head of Arcadius ( illustration ) was discovered in Istanbul close to the Forum Tauri, in June 1949, in excavating foundations for new buildings of the University at Beyazit.
In painting, there was only a portrait of Hieronymus Holtzschuher, a Madonna and Child ( 1526 ), Salvator Mundi ( 1526 ), and two panels showing St. John with St. Peter in background and St. Paul with St. Mark in the background.
While it is assumed that the younger Cuyp did work with his father initially to develop rudimentary talents, Aelbert became more focused on landscape paintings while Jacob was a portrait painter by profession.
From his own captains, Nelson was presented with a sword and a portrait as " proof of their esteem ".
In former times, it was customary to have a portrait in Confucius Temples ; however, during the reign of Hongwu Emperor ( Taizu ) of the Ming dynasty it was decided that the only proper portrait of Confucius should be in the temple in his hometown, Qufu.
Claudius has been portrayed in film on several other occasions, including in the 1979 motion picture Caligula, the role being performed by Giancarlo Badessi in which the character was depicted as an idiot, in contrast to Robert Graves ' portrait of Claudius as a cunning and deeply intelligent man who is perceived by others to be an idiot.
The phallic shape of the piece scandalized the Salon, and despite Brâncuși's explanation that it was an anonymous portrait, removed it from the exhibition.
At Moscow, Sun Yat-sen University Portraits of Chiang were hung on the walls ; and, in the Soviet May Day Parades that year, Chiang's portrait was to be carried along with the portraits of Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin, and other socialist leaders.
Chiang's portrait hung over the gate of the Forbidden City before Mao's portrait was set up in its place.
She painted a large canvas in 1884, Les Derniers Jours d ' Enfance, a portrait of her sister and nephew whose composition and style revealed a debt to James McNeill Whistler and whose subject matter was akin to Mary Cassatt's mother-and-child paintings.
In the mid-1880s, she was receiving commissions from notable Philadelphians and earning $ 500 per portrait, comparable to what Eakins commanded.
Her portrait of The Reverend Matthew Blackburne Grier was particularly well-received, as was Sita and Sarita, a portrait of her cousin Charles W. Leavitt's wife Sarah ( Allibone ) Leavitt in white, with a small black cat perched on her shoulder, both gazing out mysteriously.

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