He is a surprise to those who meet him face to faceso far has photography failed to adequately present him, but the portrait we give is the best that has been made of him.
Portraits are her specialty, and in these she has made a success, as is proved by the appreciation of her work in Paris.
To the end, however, Turgenev persisted that Bazaroff represented a type as he saw it, and the portrait was neither a caricature nor entirely a product of the imagination.
The remaining portraits are illustrations of the application of the process to the study of the physiognomy of disease.
Titian's portrait of "The Young Man with a Glove" is a great work of art, though not of great art.
"That portrait is the living image of my poor dead father.
The so-called "Portrait of the Physician Parma" (at Vienna) is another instance of Giorgione's grasp of character, the virility and suppressed energy being admirably seized, the conception approaching more nearly to Titian's in its essential dignity than is usually the case with Giorgione's portraits.
The portrait I am now painting is Judge Moss Kent, brother of the Chancellor.
"The best portrait of Southey in his daughter's collection is a profile in waxa style that I have seen several times in England, and which I think very pretty.
This portrait is Lincoln as I knew him best: his sad, dreamy eye, his pensive smile, his sad and delicate face, his pyramidal shoulders, are the characteristics which I best remember; and I can never think of him as wrinkled with care, so plainly shown in his later portraits.
[H-4] It seems almost certain that the portrait of Johnson in the Common Room of University College, Oxford, is this very mezzotinto.
The portrait of a lovely femalean old attachment, I suppose, that turned his brain, although I fancy sometimes that it is his mother or sister, for there is certainly a resemblance to himself in it.
Her portrait taken at the age of "thirteen summers, or less," is the subject of his lines, "Dorothy Q. A Family Portrait.
Bits of crystal and silver, visible here and there, are as bright as they are antiquated; and one or two portraits, and the picture of Our Lady of Many Sorrows, are passably good productions.
True, the portrait is a very creditable performance for an amateur; true, M. Héger's children maintained that their father did not draw, and there is no earthly evidence that he did; true, we have nothing but one person's report of another person's (a collector's) statement that he had obtained the portrait from the Héger family, a statement at variance with the evidence of the Héger family itself.
I cannot say whether the portraits I have seen are good likenesses, but they have an air of individuality which favors that idea.
" [Illustration: FIRST (FICTITIOUS) ENGRAVED PORTRAIT OF WASHINGTON] One portrait which furnished Washington not a little amusement was an engraving issued in London in 1775, when interest in the "rebel General" was great.
The portrait was the cool pastoral beauty with a lamb, and it was partly to make fun of her brother's passion for the picture that Mary wrote the lines.
The portrait of Lady Coote is a good picture; it is a pity that her ladyship had not sat a few years earlier; but that is no affair of the painter.
His portraits of character are capital, especially those of feminine character, which are peculiarly vivid and spirituels.
All things considered, it is very probable that this portrait was his earliest real success, and proved a passport to the favourable notice of the fashionable society of Venice, leading to the commission to paint the Doge, and the Gran Signori, who visited the capital in the year 1500.
But, in spite of such culture, the portrait was a failure, and the elder sister fared no better.
A real portrait of an uninteresting man might be quite a treasure.
The portrait is the property of Clarence Delwood, he who is now known as 'the lone man of the shore;' and while you are yet gazing upon it, he enters, and pressing his lips to the canvas, he takes a bible from the case and reads.