The Serious and the Smirk: The Smile in Portraiture

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The Serious and the Smirk: The Smile in Portraiture

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Why do we so seldom see people smiling in painted portraits? Nicholas Jeeves explores the history of the smile through the ages of portraiture, from Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa to Alexander Gardner’s photographs of Abraham Lincoln.

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http://publicdomainreview.org/2013/09/18/the-serious-and-the-smirk-the-smile-in-portraiture/

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PublicDomainReview.org

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Public Domain

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Read online (online html)

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Nicholas Jeeves, “The Serious and the Smirk: The Smile in Portraiture,” Uwekind Resource Centre, accessed August 10, 2020, http://library.uwekind.com/items/show/119.