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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Father-Daughter Artists–the Spirit of Girlhood

  British artists Ford Madox Brown (1821-1893) and Catherine Madox Brown (1850-1927) were father and daughter, both sharing the gift of creativity. You might want to compare their individual interpretations of girlhood according to elements of style (such as color, light and overall composition) as well as personality and spirit of each sitter.  

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Arts Everyday Living: Celebrities in Art—Lillie Langtry, Jersey Girl and Royal Mistress

  Reposted Blog.   ——————– Would you like to meet Lillie Langtry,  an example of a celebrity circa 1878?  A Jersey girl from the Channel Islands, Lillie was already the mistress of the Prince of Wales and acclaimed beauty when she posed for British artist John Everett Millais in the portrait above. Yet, Millais,has depicted […]

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