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    Night Sketch of the Thames near Hungerford Bridge.
    George Price Boyce.
    Watercolour on paper.
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    Flight of Night, Paul Manship, 1916, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

    From label:
    Paul Manship often used a flying figure to symbolize the passage of time. The woman in Flight of Night is probably Artemis, Greek goddess of the hunt and moon, who was chased from the sky every morning by her twin brother, Apollo.
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    Apollo Attended by the Nymphs of Thetis.
    François Girardon.
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    Apollo and Daphne, Philip Conrad, c. 1925, oil on canvas, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
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    Julia Dalton.
    Daphne Todd.
    Oil on 2 boards.

    Daphne Todd OBE (born 27 March 1947) is an English artist who was the first female President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters from 1994–2000 and who won the BP Portrait Award 2010 with a painting of her 100-year-old mother's corpse.


    She studied at the Slade 1964-71. In 1983 she won 2nd prize in what is now the BP Portrait Award, and in 1984 a "special commendation". She was elected a member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 1985. She became a Freeman of the City of London in 1997 and received an Hon. Doctorate of Arts from De Montfort University in 1998.

    In 1985 she won the Hunting Art Prize for oil painting with her picture "Four Spanish Chairs".


    In 2001 she won the Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture and the Gold Medal, and was appointed an OBE.


    I think she is rather wonderful.
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    Achilles Dragging Hector's Corpse around the Walls of Troy, Pierrot Testa, c. 1648-1650, etching, National Gallery of Victoria.
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    The Loss of Alsace Lorraine, Emmanuel Benner, 1895, oil on canvas, private collection.
  • ecneralc
    3182 posts Member
    edited September 2018
    I win again

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  • KrustyBrand
    15340 posts Member
    edited September 2018
    Ecce H0mo (Behold the Man), Elías García Martínez, 1930, fresco, Sanctuary of Mercy church, Borja, Spain.

    In 2012, Cecilia Giménez, an amateur art restorer, attempted the restoration of a fresco (see left image), but disastrously botched the job (see right). Ironically, Giménez‘s failure became so well known, it has led to something for a tourism boom for the small town of Borja.
  • ecneralc
    3182 posts Member
    edited September 2018
    I win

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    Pollice Verso (Thumbs Down), Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1872, oil on canvas, Phoenix Art Museum.
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    Really Good.
    David Shrigley.
    Fourth Plinth sculpture.
    September 29, 2016.
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    Tree Roots.
    Roger Lundskow.
    Oil on canvas.
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    Humus, Giuseppe Licari, ceiling construction, trees’ roots, halogen lamps, at Secret Gardens, Tent Rotterdam 2012; in de Luwte van de Tussentijd, 35th Kunsten Festival Watou, Kunst vzw, Belgium 2015.
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    Boy & Girl.
    Goshka Macuga.
    Tate Britain, 2007
  • Chadwick.TeddyBoyandGirl21957.jpg
    Teddy Boy and Girl II, Lynn Russell Chadwick, 1957, bronze, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita.
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    Maquette III Jubilee III C24 S.
    Lynn Chadwick.
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    Grazing Horses IV, Frank Marc, 1911, oil on canvas, Busch-Reisinger Museum.
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    Study for Portrait of Van Gogh IV.
    Francis Bacon.
    Oil on canvas.

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