Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions December 4, 2015 by Robert J. Avrech 13 Comments “I adore not being me. I’m not very good at being me. That’s why I adore acting so much.”―Deborah Kerr Moritz Daniel Oppenheim (1800–1882)Marriage Portrait of Charlotte von Rothschild1836oil on canvas120 × 103 cm (47.2 × 40.6 in) “The Master and the Girl”: Ymre Stiekema in Dutch Old Master-Inspired Portrait by Erwin Olaf for Vogue Netherlands October 2013 Sir Anthony Van Dyck, “Marchesa Giovanna Cattaneo,” 1622-1627 Irving Penn, Portrait of his wife Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn in “Harlequin Dress”, New York, Vogue magazine, 1950. Walker EvansGirl In French QuarterNew Orleans, February – March 1935 Roman Vishniac, Father earned today some money and daughter is sent for milk, Polish Jews, 1937 Jewish Syrian Woman, last decade of the 19th century. There are no Jews left in Syria. Photo by the Bonfils Studio. Robert J. Avrech, “Portrait of Offspring #3 with Blanket”, 1995Special thanks to my cousin Alter Raubvogel, who refined my picture. Joseph Cornell, “Medici Princess” c. 1948Construction 17 5/8 x 11 1/8 x 4 3/4, Private CollectionSources: Agnolo Bronzino, Bia de Cosimo de Medici (Uffizi, Florence). Morris Louis, “Saf,” 1959, Magna on canvas98 1/2 x 141 in. “I gave up being serious about making pictures around the time I made a film with Greer Garson and she took a hundred and twenty-five takes to say no.”—Robert Mitchum William Wegman, “Top Dog in a Top Coat”, 2011 Pontormo, Portrait of a Lady in Red Dress, 1532-33. Carole Lombard, publicity portrait for “Supernatural”, 1933 Einstein with his dog Manuel Osorio Manrique de Zuñiga (1784–1792)Artist: Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes) (Spanish, Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux)Date: 1787–88Medium: Oil on canvasDimensions: 50 x 40 in. (127 x 101.6 cm) Brigitte Bardot and her black Spaniels Giacomo Balla, Dynamism of a Dog on a Leash, 1912Oil on canvas, 35 3/8 x 43 1/4 (89.9 x 109.9)Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York Audrey Hepburn with Mr. Famous Samuel van Hoogstraten, “View of a Corridor” 1662Oil on canvas, 260 x 140 cm Alfred Hitchcock with his dog and his Picasso Victor Brauner, Loup Table, 1939-47. Ariel Sharon (1928-2014) with one of his beloved black Poodles. Photo by Jill Krementz Jack Tworkov b. Yaakov Tworkovska (1900-1982)“Kin”1963-64Oil on linen60 by 79 in. 152.4 by 200.7 cm.“The essence of our new art is that instead of being a representation of an experience, the waiting is the experience itself.””Jack Tworkov, Journal Entry , February 16, 1959 “In a way it’s too bad I had to be a movie star, because it didn`t allow me to be the actress I wanted to be.”—Greer Garson Christian Tagliavini, Portrait of a Young Woman Rogier Van Der Weyden, “Isabel de Portugal”, 1500 Francesca Woodman, Untitled, From the Angel Series. Heinrich Kühn, 1866–1944 “On the Hillside” 1910Platinum print9 1/8 x 11 1/2 in. The Veteran in a New FieldWinslow Homer (1836–1910)1865Oil on canvasDimensions: 24 1/8 x 38 1/8in. (61.3 x 96.8cm) Framed: 37 3/8 × 51 1/4 × 5 1/4 in. (94.9 × 130.2 × 13.3 cm) Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame, In a Lonely Place, 1950, Screenplay by Edmund H. North and Andrew Solt, Based on the 1947 novel “In a Lonely Place” by Dorothy B. Hughes. Tobi KahnAYINH (study), 2014, Acrylic on handmade paper, 16 x 12 inches Léon Spilliaert “Clair de lune et Lumières”, 1909. Clyfford StillPH-960, 1960Oil on canvas112 x 144 in Livia Yarden wishes all our friends and relatives a lovely and meaningful Shabbat. “Everything is going to be fine in the end.If it’s not fine it’s not the end.”― Oscar WildeEd Ruscha, The End #1, 1998/2007. Silver-halide film laminated to glass, 27.3 x 34.9 cm.