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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D40
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Aug 14, 2009, 3:49:57 PM
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Rita Levi Montalcini by francoclun Rita Levi Montalcini by francoclun
Old portrait (2009) of a gentle lady. Pencil, as usual, on watercolor paper Fabriano
A4 format
Rita Levi-Montalcini (born 22 April 1909, is an Italian neurologist who, together with colleague Stanley Cohen, received the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of nerve growth factor (NGF).

30/12/2012 Update: The beautiful lady died, today is a very sad day
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vanceinfinity Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Incredible work! Love this!! ...oh I think it's super kool that she was a neurologist...I have an interest in neurology!
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francoclun Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Good to know :D She was an incredible woman :D Thanks for the compliments :D
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LucaTedde Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hai sempre avuto un'attenzione pazzesca per i dettagli, come vedo!!! :omg:
Bravissimo!!! :clap:
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francoclun Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Grazie, Luca, ma ci sono cosė tante cose da imparare che penso non finiremo mai di cercare soluzioni sempre nuove e pių efficaci. Ma in fondo č proprio questa una delle ragioni che ci spinge a disegnare. Stai esponendo da qualche parte (siamo in estate, magari non č una brutta idea fare un salto in Sardegna ;-)) :D
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LucaTedde Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No, non sto esponendo al momento. Ma approfittane comunque per visitare la Sardegna! ;)
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LindArtz Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
Awesome work!
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francoclun Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot :D
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BrossUno Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
Wow, the detail on her face is amazing. And she was a neurologist? Assuming my math is correct, she lived over a hundred years old? She sounds like an interesting woman. I can see why she'd make a great portrait.
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francoclun Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yes she was a great woman and a lovely lady :D
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azraelashes Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Student General Artist
this is absolutely amazing!
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