During this period, Rossetti created exciting gallery of female characters, fiery passionate and dreamy sad - they all are characterized by the presence of Elizabeth. Elizabeth was his student, model and lover. Rossetti made a lot of sketches of her, some of which served later as sketches for his paintings. His oeuvre Rossetti spent glorifying the image of perfect female, embodied by his early deceased spouse. Her unusual appearance attracted many like-minded people, who purposely avoided professional models, like that, Elizabeth became a kind of standard of female beauty in the Victorian
The staircases shown are often just a series of short steps, leading just from one level to another and such the transitions and pans are accordingly small and graceful. However, despite Ophüls forward thinking, there are some clichés that he could not escape at the time. One of the shots occurs when the two finally come together. When our hero and heroine are finally united, Ophüls stages it in the trademark style of his day — their faces are pressed together in a close-up— but a sense of tragedy suffocates the seduction. From one perspective, Letter from an Unknown Woman appears to one, perhaps, a typical Hollywood film for its time, maintaining a high quality of harmony, as each apparent element has a transparent objective in portraying the story.
In this case, the night is compared to the woman because Byron says that the woman’s beauty and tenderness are like the “tender light” of the stars (Line 5). Comparing the woman’s tender light also reveals the fact that the woman is quiet and gentle. The reason why the woman is compared to the night is that the brightness of the stars at night relieves the darkness of the night. Furthermore, dark night is closely related to death. Since Byron met the woman in mourning, Byron decided to compare the darkness to the woman, but he added the brightness to the poem because a simple word darkness just couldn’t fully describe the beauty of the woman.
Furthermore, later in the novel she mentions: “I confess I felt it a flaw in my own makeup sometimes, how I didn’t make a judgement about Sweetie’s looks before I fell in love with her.” (p.74). Because of the connection between looks and love, created by society, ththe speaker sometimes feels bad about loving her own sister. This one moment from Claire’s life shows the messed up way stereotypes have influenced people’s minds. Secondly, there is the father. In his case we can observe an obsession with the past image of Dian.
Although the Mona Lisa technically was never finished, it became the most famous painting of all time. Leonardo painted it in 1503. There are many theories of who the women in the painting is. One theory is it was Princess Isabella of Naples, another is that it was his mother. One theory believes it was not a women at all, they believe it was his apprentice, Salai, in female clothes.
Florence Nightingale Do you know the person who was the founder of modern nursing? Florence Nightingale was known as the Lady of the Lamp, and was a British nurse, social reformer, and also a statistician (3). Florence Nightingale had a good education, made many contributions as a biologist, has received many awards, and inspired many. Florence Nightingale was born in Florence, Italy on May 12, 1820. Florence was born to William and Frances Nightingale and they were a wealthy family.
The Necklace is a short story based in France in late 19th century and how people were judged on their appearance and wealth rather than personality. Maupassant explores the themes of materialism and selflessness. He follows the guidelines of literary realism to express the real mentality of people at the time. It is based on a middle classed woman married to a well earning junior clerk with a decent life who always thought she was intended for more. Through the use of realistic descriptions and characterization, Maupassant creates for us a negative image of society in France at the time.
It is been roughly analyzed that the painting was portrayed between 1503-1518 during the Renaissance period. INCIDENTS THAT MADE THE 'MONA LISA ' POPULAR: Leonardo Da Vinci: The name of the man himself is more than enough to make any painting’s value rise up more than before. He was the most famous and renowned painter during that generation, due to his famous other portrayal like The Last Supper. Apart from being an artist, he was also a inventor, doctor and a scientist. Pablo Picasso accused of theft: Pablo Picasso, another growing artist of that generation, was accused of stealing the 'Mona Lisa’ painting, and was jailed, but later was released as the real culprit Vincenzo Perugia was caught for the theft of the same.
One of the themes that Oscar Wilde includes in the play is the nature of marriage. The idea that marriage is treated as a business is expressly shown by multiple characters. The most recognizable example is Lady Bracknell after she learns that Jack proposed to her daughter, Gwendolen. “Lady Bracknell: I feel bound to tell you that you are not down on my list of eligible young men, …However, I am quite ready to enter your name, should your answers be what a really affectionate mother requires. (Wilde, pp 20)” Lady Bracknell then proceeds to ask Jack a series of questions about his financial status, his properties, and family.
Comparative Analysis: “The Portrait of Eleanor of Toledo” and “Self-portrait with Isabella Brandt” The Portrait of Eleanor of Toledo was finished by Bronzino in 1545 and is among the most famous works by the artist. The portrait is currently housed in the Uffizi Gallery of Florence in Italy. The oil on panel painting depicts Eleanor of Toledo sitting with her hands placed on the shoulders of one of her sons. Eleanor’s gesture in combination with the pomegranate motif on her dress presents her as a good example of a mother in the 115 cm by 96 cm painting. The painting presents Eleanor as an ideal woman of her time and helps to focus on the theme of good motherhood for prosperity of the society.