"I always find paintings like this a little bit creepy."
"Let's try one without smiling."
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"It's nice, but I never smile like that. I smile like this."
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"What's come over you since Friday, Miss Schemke?"
"That's not a portrait—it's actually Leonard."
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"You can't hold yourself to those impossible standards."
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The Meeting of the Mothers of Toulouse-Lautrec and Whistler
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"I put them up after the divorce so that he knows his father is still part of his life."
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"How come I never see that smile?"
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"Mrs. Hammond! I'd know you anywhere from little Billy's portrait of you."
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"Intransigent enough for you, sir?"
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"Of course, by now she'd be around a hundred and eighty years old."
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Our Founder Portrait
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"Well, if I haven't captured the real you, kindly tell me who I have captured."
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"I dreamed Lucian Freud was coming to paint us."
Madonna and Child, 2008
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"And that's me as a shepherdess!"
"Let's try one with your hand tucked into your shirt."
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"How much is this joker paying us to look 'estranged' for his dumb painting?"
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"Same time tomorrow."
"Dr. Gachet, call your office."
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"I hoped you'd like the size of it."
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One Stop Massage and Portrait
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"Relax, I'm a professional. I went to school for this."