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Gita

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on: February 22, 2021, 09:12:19 PM
I had painted this once before, now again- an order.
Any suggestions for making this better are most welcome.

The original portrait of the 17 year old King, was painted by Bernard Boutet de Monvel in 1934.

Bernard Boutet de Monvel (9 August 1881, Paris - 28 October 1949, San Miguel, The Azores), French painter, sculptor, engraver, fashion illustrator, and interior decorator. Successful in his youth, he was awarded the Légion d'Honneur for his valor as a bombardier during World War I. He is best remembered for his cool and glamorous portraits of the 1920s and 30s. He was killed in a plane crash in the Azores, alongside violinist Ginette Neveu and boxer Marcel Cerdan, Edith Piaf's great love.

If anybody is interested to know the story of this Maharaja here’s the link and a bit of sarcasm.  :tongue:

http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2014/05/the-maharaja-and-maharani-of-indore.html?m=1

« Last Edit: February 22, 2021, 09:24:40 PM by Gita »
Cheers, Gita


njnjgirl

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Reply #1 on: February 23, 2021, 01:30:29 PM
This looks good Gita.  :clap: :clap: :clap:


Very interesting article.  Beautiful paintings by DeMonvel. 
Mary Lou

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Gita

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Reply #2 on: February 24, 2021, 02:44:13 PM
 :thankyou: Mary Lou.
My Intentionen this painting was not to be over realistic.
Cheers, Gita


Elizabeth

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Reply #3 on: February 25, 2021, 07:40:22 AM
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