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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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Arts Everyday Living: J. Singer Sargent’s Comeback-Portraits of the Rich & Famous

Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.     JOHN SINGER SARGENT’S COMEBACK: PORTRAITS OF THE RICH & FAMOUS How does an artist survive a professional disaster, threatening his very future in the field that he loves?  In 1884, John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was devastated by the critical and public attacks of his painting […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Toulouse-Lautrec---Artistic Companion of the Week---Fast Facts

Arts Everyday Living: Toulouse-Lautrec—Artistic Companion of the Week—Fast Facts

Click on the works of art and photos to ENLARGE and ENHANCE them.   This week I’ll be spotlighting artistic companion of the week, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, the Moulin Rouge’s premiere artist-in-residence.  (Coming Wednesday: More Nights in Paris.)     BORN:   November 24, 1864, Hotel du Bosc, Albi in southern France DIED:    September 9, 1901, […]

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