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Absolutely! I visited the Louvre in 2001 - there were all the artworks and sculptures I had read so much about in art lessons at School. Even the Mona Lisa took my breathe away but I think it was the Winged Victory that really held me spellbound. As a little girl I visited Toledo, Spain, where I was entranced by a painting by El Greco "The Burial of Count Orgaz" - I wrote a post about it a few weeks ago. The emotional impact of this painting remains with me 35 years later.


Lucien Freud. Girl with white dog
This froze me to the ground when I first saw it. The strength of both bodies, the direct glance, lemony-grey tones, translucent breast - stunning.

All his work is riveting: a few examples at No Oil Painting

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