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Girl with a Basket 1987: George Tooker

George Tooker, Girl with a Basket , Private Collection, Courtesy James Francis Trezza, New York City

Self-Portrait of the Artist Artist: George Tooker, 1920 - 2011    Date: 1947   Medium: Tempera on panel   Dimensions: Diameter: 18 3/4 in. (47.6 cm) Framed diameter: 25 1/2 in.   Credit Line: Promised Gift to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

Self-Portrait of the Artist Artist: George Tooker, 1920 - 2011 Date: 1947 Medium: Tempera on panel Dimensions: Diameter: 18 in. cm) Framed diameter: 25 in. Credit Line: Promised Gift to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

"Sarah Peirse" - Jude Rae, oil on linen, 2014 {figurative art female head gray-haired mature woman face portrait texture painting}

"Sarah Peirse" - Jude Rae, oil on linen, 2014 {figurative art female head gray-haired mature woman face portrait texture painting}

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In direct contrast with Sargent, Wyeth painted portraits of people in his part of the world-- people that were hard, lived-in, without any pretension. Andrew Wyeth “Anna Kuerner” Tempera on panel Time spent with .

Andrew Wyeth's Helga portraits are a thing of beauty.

Braids, 1979 by Andrew Wyeth - dry-brush watercolor (of Helga Testorf). The big surprise secret of Wyeth's career were the Helga series, 247 paintings of his Prussian-born neighbor, painted from without the knowledge of Wyeth's wife or Helga's husband.

"Deborah Mailman" in 1999 by Evert Ploeg. Oil on jute wool bale. National Portrait Gallery. Love this work. Beautiful woman, beautiful painting. S

Evert Ploeg, Australia, Deborah Mailman Oil on canvas. Another work that is impossible to appreciate as in real life. The smooth buildup of skin texture and colour contrasting with the rough burlap background is strikingly rendered

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