1969 French GP
CIRCUIT DE CHARADE, FRANCE - JULY 06: Drivers stand behind a Gulf Racing Service sign. L-R: Bruce McLaren, Denny Hulme, Graham Hill, Silvio Moser, Jo Siffert, Jackie Stewart, Piers Courage, Jochen Rindt, Vic Elford, Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Jacky Ickx, and Chris Amon during the French GP at Circuit de Charade on July 06, 1969 in Circuit de Charade, France. (Photo by LAT Images)
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Undated picture picture of Walt Disney (1901-66), American artist and film producer of animated cartoons (most famous character being Mickey Mouse, 1928) and color movies for young people such as "Treasure Island" (1950) and "Robin Hood" (1952). He also opened Disneyland, the first family amusement park (1955 in California). N/B B/W / AFP PHOTO / STF
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Timber Barque off Pendennis, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)
Oil on canvas, Newlyn School, 1897. Henry Scott Tuke was born into a Quaker family in Lawrence Street, York. In 1859 the family moved to Falmouth, where his father Daniel Tuke , a physician, established a practice. Tuke was encouraged to draw and paint from an early age and some of his earliest drawings, aged four or five years old, were published in 1895. In 1875, he enrolled in the Slade School of Art. Initially his father paid for his tuition but in 1877 Tuke won a scholarship, which allowed him to continue his training at the Slade and in Italy in 1880. From 1881 to 1883 he was in Paris where he met the artist Jules Bastien-Lepage, who encouraged him to paint en plein air (in the open air) a method of working that came to dominate his practice. While studying in France, Tuke decided to move to Newlyn, Cornwall where many of his Slade and Parisian friends had already formed the Newlyn School of painters. He received several lucrative commissions there, after exhibiting his work at the Royal Academy of Art in London. In 1885, he returned to Falmouth where many of his major works were produced. He became an established artist and was elected to full membership of the Royal Academy in 1914. Tuke suffered a heart attack in 1928 and died in March 1929. In his will he left generous amounts of money to some of the men who, as boys, had been his models. Today he is remembered mainly for his oil paintings of young men, but in addition to his achievements as a figurative painter, he was an established maritime artist and produced as many portraits of sailing ships as he did human figures. He was a prolific artist, over 1,300 works are listed and more are still being discovered.