[lit-ideas] Re: Guess

  • From: Ursula Stange <Ursula@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 04 May 2008 16:12:24 -0400

I remember being so young that I thought this image, given to me with a confirmation Bible, was a photograph.

Fifty and more years ago, now.
Sheesh...
Ursula

Eric Yost wrote:


(1) Here's the Sallman argument.

  * the New York Times in 1994 called him the
"best-known artist of the century".[3]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warner_Sallman#cite_note-2

  * Warner Sallman's 1940 oil painting "The Head
of Christ" is believed to be the most reproduced
religious work of art. It's been copied a billion
times, if you include lamps, clocks and calendars.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19389292/site/newsweek/


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