Life"s painter of variegated characters in public and private life. by George Parker

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Published by J. Ridgway in London .

Written in English

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Pagination90, 239 p. :
Number of Pages239
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The topic was how an artist's personal life would influence how you look at their work, and I think your mention of Frida Kahlo, Mark Rothko and Pablo Picasso were closer to the topic and it's a pity you didn't explore these artists' lives and how their lives affected their art in greater detail.

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