chef d'oeuvre


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chef d'oeuvre

A masterpiece. When the sculpture was finally complete, the artist declared it his greatest chef d'oeuvre.
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In my humble opinion this is yet another chef d'oeuvre in the long and illustrious canon of Irish literature.
What is perhaps the chef d'oeuvre of the series, Untitled (Archive), employs the most generous rule of classification.
At the end of the century Prang produced 116 prints (some involving forty runs) for his chef d'oeuvre, Walter's Oriental Ceramic Art Catalogue, but he saw the writing on the wall when the photographic half-tone screen appeared, and Prang sold his business in 1898.
Jellinek describes it as a chef d'oeuvre of the turner''s art and reminds readers that it is now in Hall''s Croft, home of Shakespeare''s daughter Susanna, the property of Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
More speculative is the chapter which proposes Daumier's Pygmalion (1842) as the model for Balzac's Le Chef d'oeuvre inconnu.
The kitschy Reagan Mask lividly marks the origin of that political spiral which eventually led to Abu Ghraib, and Museum Calendar Vapor points to more perverse aspects of Warhol's flowery chef d'oeuvre.
Shifting from this historical account to the literary portion of her study, Lathers maps her subject as a living being according to what she terms the "Gillette paradigm" after the character in Balzac's Chef d'oeuvre inconnu.
In the preparation of his chef d'oeuvre, Melhorn makes a determined effort to exhaust all possible research possibilities.
The 1965 edition may be regarded as his chef d'oeuvre, the culmination of Gilson's long effort to present succinctly and comprehensively the philosophical thought of Thomas Aquinas.
He is ostensibly collecting materials for what is to be his chef d'oeuvre, Divine Days, but what unfolds is an awesome encyclopedia of the African American consciousness.
The chef d'oeuvre was the Saturday Taste of Sonoma County, produced in cooperation with Food and Wine Magazine, and located on the lush grounds of Clos du Bois.
Finally, I'm going to take a chance on Chef D'Oeuvre in the Coral Bet 5 Get 20 Handicap Hurdle (2.
Par ailleurs, ce recueil, soulignent les organisateurs dans un communique, commemore le cinquantenaire du celebre chef d'oeuvre de la chanson Al Qamar Al Ahmar du grand poete et icone de la chanson marocaine, Abderrafie Jouahri.
beaucoup moins que]Mille ans de solitude et de tristesse pour la mort du plus grand Colombien de tous les temps[beaucoup plus grand que], a annonce le president colombien, Juan Manuel Santos, sur son compte Twitter, en reference a son chef d'oeuvre [beaucoup moins que]Cent ans de solitude[beaucoup plus grand que] paru en 1967.