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2015-04-22 12:30:35

OTTAWA, April 22, 2015 /CNW/ - From April 23 to September 7, 2015, the National Gallery of Canada's premier summer exhibition will captivate visitors with a fresh perspective on the work of

2015-04-01 16:25:51

OTTAWA, April 1, 2015 /CNW/ - The National Gallery of Canada was able to acquire through purchase an exceptional 19(th) century painting from the sale of the Winkworth Collection of Canadiana

2014-12-08 16:23:35

Six artworks by Gustave Doré and one by Aimé-Jules Dalou OTTAWA, Dec.

2014-07-17 12:26:41

OTTAWA, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) announced today the finalists in its contest for teens aged 16 to 19, So You Want to Be an Artist? The 15 finalists

2014-06-05 12:26:09

Free access to more than fifty outstanding works and a wealth of information OTTAWA, June 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) is launching tomorrow a


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.