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The Unfinished Portrait is a watercolor of President Franklin D...

wikipedia - 13 Sep 2016
The Unfinished Portrait is a watercolor of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt by Elizabeth Shoumatoff. Shoumatoff was commissioned to paint a portrait of President Roosevelt and started her work around noon on April 12, 1945. At lunch, Roosevelt complained of a headache and subsequently collapsed. The President, who had suffered a cerebral hemorrhage (stroke), died later that day.
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The Mystery of FDR's Final Portrait

Daily Beast - 19 Jun 2016
“I cannot tell how distressed I was at the thought of living in America, which at that time meant only skyscrapers, dollars, and gangsters to me,” Shoumatoff writes in her autobiography FDR's Unfinished Portrait: A Memoir. How little did she know that ...
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Do you have high blood pressure? You'd better find out

Jweekly.com - 17 Aug 2017
The day of April 12, 1945 was a fateful one for President Franklin D. Roosevelt. It started out pleasant enough as he was posing for a portrait by the artist Elizabeth Shoumatoff (who later became renowned for her “Unfinished Portrait” of FDR). At 1 p ...
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Presidential Portraits: Staring History in the Face

New York Times - 29 Dec 2016
Yet, in a portrait by Joseph E. Burgess, he's a pugilist ready to spring. An unfinished 1945 painting of Franklin Delano Roosevelt by Douglas Chandor is most notable for including studies of that leader's expressive, pencil-holding hands. These are the ...
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Local prof selected to council

thepaper24-7.com - 23 May 2017
Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the seminar's focus will be on three 20th century presidencies: Franklin D. Roosevelt in the context of the Great Depression and World War II, John F. Kennedy in the context of the Cold War, and Lyndon Johnson ...
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Leonardo's unfinished painting

Inquirer.net - 31 Dec 2016
Elizabeth Shoumatoff could not finish the portrait from life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt because he died hours after she began it. Equally uncompleted are Franz Schubert's Unfinished Symphony and Mozart's Requiem. Then again, an artist might purposely ...
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Warm Springs provides visitors with unique history lesson

Macon Telegraph (blog) - 05 Apr 2015
Editor's Note: This is the latest in the “Georgia on My Mind” series of stories about interesting sites within a few hours drive of Macon. WARM SPRINGS -- When Franklin Delano Roosevelt first came to Warm Springs in 1924, it was simply for the waters ...
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Can't stop, won't stop: Wikipedia's list of unfinished works

A.V. Club Austin - 01 Jun 2015
Elizabeth Shoumatoff started painting a portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt on April 12, 1945, but the president died that same day, so it became known as Unfinished Portrait. Benjamin West was asked to paint the signing of the Treaty Of Paris, which ...
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Georgia's Pine Mountain

Naplesillustrated - 30 Jul 2015
Every year, some 100,000 visitors come to the house-cum-museum to see FDR's wheelchair, leg braces, and 1940 Willys roadster. One of the most fascinating items on view is the unfinished portrait for which FDR was sitting when he suffered a fatal stroke.
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FDR's Little White House site in Georgia

Columbus Dispatch - 28 Feb 2016
Other displays include the dozens of walking sticks, some elaborately and beautifully decorated, sent to Roosevelt as gifts; and an unfinished portrait being painted of him at the time of his death. The outside of the cabin, with its columned porch and ...
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Medical Mystery: For FDR, much more than 'bronchitis'

Philly.com (blog) - 18 Jun 2016
FDR appeared gaunt, having recently lost almost 40 pounds. His blood pressure was recorded at 230/140. Roosevelt's daughter, Anna, noted that her father "looked dreadful, his brow was furrowed . . . jaw was hanging open, left sentences unfinished.".
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White House decorating through the ages

Mic - 19 Feb 2017
When Jefferson entered the then still-unfinished White House, his decor changes included creating a wilderness museum and installing a revolving bookstand and cabinet. ...
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Actual Factual Georgia: How often did FDR visit Warm Springs?

Atlanta Journal Constitution - 09 Feb 2015
Roosevelt contracted polio on a 1921 family vacation to Campobello Island (in New Brunswick, Canada) and thought Warm Springs would help heal the muscles in his legs. He even gained movement in his right leg after his first visit there in October 1924, ...
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New York's Secret Doors and Hidden Rooms

New York Times - 15 Oct 2016
Dignitaries, including Franklin D. Roosevelt, once used a train platform tucked beneath the Waldorf Astoria to discreetly access the hotel. The prohibition-era ...
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FDR at 100: Still a Controversial Figure

U.S. News & World Report - 09 Apr 2015
Portraits of Roosevelt, clipped from newspapers and glued to cardboard, were propped on tabletops across the land—from coal miners' shacks in West Virginia to pea pickers' shanties in California. Recalls one historian: ''Nearly half the people ...
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Prater named mayor of Warm Springs, Ga.

The Alexander City Outlook - 07 Jan 2014
Standing under a copy of the famous Unfinished Portrait of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Judge John Gilson administers the Oath of Office to Robert Prater new mayor of Warm Springs as Mayor Prater's sister, Mary Prater Wood, hold's their mother's ...

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