Artwork Title: Portrait of Mrs. J. L. Vernon - Artist Name: Pietro Annigoni

Portrait of Mrs. J. L. Vernon

Pietro Annigoni, 1956

"You'd be forgiven for thinking that this was a portrait of Betty Draper from Mad Men. It's from the same time period alright, but there's something about the line-work that is truly timeless. Pietro Annigoni's portrait of Mrs. Vernon clearly demonstrates his virtuoso draughtsmanship and is a testament to his deserved popularity. There are 3 distinct techniques here that blend seamlessly: The clothing is..."
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