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Jean-Etienne Liotard, pastel on parchment, of François Tronchin, a prominent figure in his native Geneva.An impassioned patron of the arts. On the table are a book, mathematical instruments, papers that indicate his taste for architecture and music. Rembrandt's Lady in Bed, about 1645-46 (Scottish National Gallery), the most highly prized painting in Tronchin's collection, rests on an easel. Liotard considered the portrait of Tronchin among his finest works.

Adelaide Labille-Guiard (French, 1749-1803), Portrait of Madame Adelaide, ca. 1787, oil on canvas, Speed Art Museum, gift of Mrs. Berry V. Stoll. Featured in Rembrandt, Rubens, and Golden Age Painting in Europe 1600-1800 at the El Paso Museum of Art Fall 2012.

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Conservation Staff At Westminster Abbey Assess The Work Needed To The Tomb Of St Edward The Confessor

Conservation staff at Westminster Abbey clean the Cosmati pavement surrounding the tomb of Edward the Confessor and asses it for conservation on September 24, 2012 in London, England. The highly decorative stone pavement is formed of small precious stones such as onyx and porphyry on a base of dark limestone, known as Purbeck marble. A shrine was erected in 1163 following the Confessor's canonisation and St Edward's body was brought in on October 13, 1269 to its new resting place.The…

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