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Comparison Essay

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Two Portraits—Similarities and Differences Styles and Looks
When it comes to comparing the two well known paintings of two famous artists, the “The Woman With A Pearl Necklace In A Lodge”(1879) of the American artist Mary Cassatt, and the “Adele Bloch Bauer I”(1907) of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt, art lovers would enjoy to see at first, the two portraits are similar, each shows a beautiful lady.   However, after looking closely, we can tell that the works are totally different: different in styles, the use of materials, colors, also different looks or expressions from each model.
To begin with, let’s talk about the different working styles between the artists.  According to “Gustav Klimt” ...view middle of the document...

In his earlier paintings it was used to emphasize sacred objects – Gold was associated with the sexual appeal of femmes fatales…and it heightened the sexual suggestiveness of the patterns that adorned the women’s robes” (Parsons 60).
As we look again at the two portraits, we can tell the differences of the appearances from the two models and their facial expressions. The woman in the “Woman With A Pearl Necklace In A Lodge” sits in a little room, relaxing with a happy smile and bright eyes, holding an object on her hand.  She looks happy and healthy in her pink color dress.  Her facial expression shows that she is thinking about some happy thing or waiting for someone to come.  And also the background of the painting reflects the society at that time. According to Marry Casssat and Philadelphi, “Part of their credo of depicting the truth of modern life upon rendering urbane society engaged in typical pursuits” (Lindsay 41).
Differently, the woman in the portrait of Klimt is standing, holding her hands together and looking very pale, unhealthy.  Her thin hands, her tired face, and her opened eyes but droop eyelids show that she is sick in her long, fancy dress.  Her facial expression tells that she is worrying about something or thinking about some sad events, which may be going to happen to her.
There are many differences between two portraits; however, they still have similarities if we consider to the artists and look deeply at those art works.  Both portraits are from famous painters.  Gustav Klimt is...

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