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1) self-portrait. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...self-portrait, see portraiture....

2) portraiture. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The principal portrait media are painting, drawing, sculpture, and photography. From earliest times the portrait has been considered a means to immortality. Many...

3) Healy, George Peter Alexander. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...George Peter Alexander, 1813-94, American painter, b. Boston. He began painting portraits at the age of 18 and, disregarding background, concentrated on producing...

4) Rothenstein, Sir William. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English painter and writer. He was well known for his portraits of famous people and for his pictures of Jewish subjects, including Jews Mourning in the Synagogue...

5) T'ao Yuan-ming. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...After several bitter experiences in government employment, he became a gentleman farmer. His poems, composed in simple diction at a time when ornateness was the fashion,...

6) Ashbery, John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ashbery is one of the most acclaimed of recent American poets. His poems are experimental in style and syntax, strongly visual, and narrative, but can verge on the...

7) Cosway, Richard. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...His work was elegant and modish and became highly popular in his day. There is a collection of his works in Windsor Castle. Perhaps best known is the portrait of...

8) Smith, Thomas, Captain. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American painter, active in New England from 1675 to 1690. Smith introduced baroque painting techniques into American art. He made use of chiaroscuro technique to...

9) Cesari, Giuseppe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian late mannerist painter. Cesari's outstanding works are the frescoes in the Capitol and in the Borghese Chapel, Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome. Other...

10) Kane, John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American primitive painter, b. Scotland. He came to Pittsburgh at the age of 19 and worked for years as a day laborer, painting in his spare time. His paintings exhibit...

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