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"Seated: A Captivating Collection of Moments" In the enchanting world of art

Background imageSeated Collection: Gypsy Splendour - Laura Knight

Gypsy Splendour - Laura Knight
Oil on Canvas 101.6 x 76.2

Background imageSeated Collection: CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870). English novelist. Dickens Dream

CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870). English novelist. Dickens Dream. Unfinished oil painting by Robert William Buss, 1870s

Background imageSeated Collection: Laurel and Hardy

Laurel and Hardy
LAUREL AND HARDY

Background imageSeated Collection: ROY ROGERS (1912-1998). Leonard Slye. American singing cowboy actor

ROY ROGERS (1912-1998). Leonard Slye. American singing cowboy actor. Photographed with his horse Trigger
ROY ROGERS (1912-1998). N© Leonard Slye. American singing cowboy actor. Photographed with his horse Trigger

Background imageSeated Collection: MIGRANT MOTHER, 1936. Florence Thompson, a 32-year-old migrant worker and mother of seven

MIGRANT MOTHER, 1936. Florence Thompson, a 32-year-old migrant worker and mother of seven, with her children in a camp for migrant workers in Nipomo, California, 1936

Background imageSeated Collection: GEORGE ORWELL (1903-1950). Pseudonym of Eric Blair. English novelist and essayist

GEORGE ORWELL (1903-1950). Pseudonym of Eric Blair. English novelist and essayist. Orwell broadcasting over the BBC in London, England, in 1943

Background imageSeated Collection: Statue by Tommy Steele of the eponymous woman of the Beatles song, Eleanor Rigby

Statue by Tommy Steele of the eponymous woman of the Beatles song, Eleanor Rigby, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSeated Collection: Manly Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Manly Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Background imageSeated Collection: ARROW SHIRT COLLAR AD, 1914. American advertisement by J. C. Leyendecker for Arrow shirt collars

ARROW SHIRT COLLAR AD, 1914. American advertisement by J. C. Leyendecker for Arrow shirt collars, 1914
ARROW SHIRT COLLAR AD, 1914. American advertisement by J.C. Leyendecker for Arrow shirt collars, 1914

Background imageSeated Collection: American civil rights advocate. Parks sits at the front of a public bus (formerly whites only)

American civil rights advocate. Parks sits at the front of a public bus (formerly whites only ) in Montgomery, Alabama
ROSA PARKS (1913-2005). American civil rights advocate. Parks sits at the front of a public bus (formerly whites only ) in Montgomery, Alabama, 21 December 1956

Background imageSeated Collection: Senegal - Griot playing a Kora

Senegal - Griot playing a Kora
Senegal - seated Griot playing a Kora, a 21-stringed harp lute that originated in the Gambia River valley with the Mandinko but is one of the most popular instruments in Senegal

Background imageSeated Collection: Saint Francis of Assisi

Saint Francis of Assisi (Giovanni Francesco di Bernardone 1182-1226) - Catholic deacon and preacher and founder of the Order of Friars Minor, more commonly known as the Franciscans

Background imageSeated Collection: Tsar Nicholas II with his family

Tsar Nicholas II with his family
Tsar Nicholas II with his wife Tsaritsa Alexandra Feodorovna and their five children, from left; Maria, Alexei (seated on floor), Olga, Tatiana and Anastasia

Background imageSeated Collection: Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) on Land Rover safari vehicle, Masai Mara National Reserve

Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) on Land Rover safari vehicle, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

Background imageSeated Collection: Early 12th Century Frescoes in Bet Maryam, St. Marys Church, Lalibela

Early 12th Century Frescoes in Bet Maryam, St. Marys Church, Lalibela, Ethiopia, Africa

Background imageSeated Collection: American singing group The Mamas and the Papas seen here in London, l-r, Cass Elliott

American singing group The Mamas and the Papas seen here in London, l-r, Cass Elliott, Michelle Gilliam, John Philips and Denny Doherty

Background imageSeated Collection: FREDERIC CHOPIN (1810-1849). Polish composer and pianist. Photographed in 1849

FREDERIC CHOPIN (1810-1849). Polish composer and pianist. Photographed in 1849

Background imageSeated Collection: ROBERT E. LEE (1807-1870). American Confederate general. Photographed by Julian Vannerson in 1863

ROBERT E. LEE (1807-1870). American Confederate general. Photographed by Julian Vannerson in 1863

Background imageSeated Collection: RICHARD BURTON (1925-1984). Welsh actor

RICHARD BURTON (1925-1984). Welsh actor

Background imageSeated Collection: The Zen priest Ikkyu Osho

The Zen priest Ikkyu Osho. Date: circa 18th century

Background imageSeated Collection: Saint John of the Cross (1542-1591). Engraving. Colored

Saint John of the Cross (1542-1591). Engraving. Colored
Saint John of the Cross (1542-1591). Spanish friar of DIscalced Carmelite Order. Engraving. Colored

Background imageSeated Collection: Poster advertising Sunlight Soap

Poster advertising Sunlight Soap -- for rest and leisure. Date: early 20th century

Background imageSeated Collection: PORTRAIT OF SAINT MATTHEW. Book of Lindisfarne Gospels. Written and illuminated about 700 A

PORTRAIT OF SAINT MATTHEW. Book of Lindisfarne Gospels. Written and illuminated about 700 A.D. probably in the monastry on Lindisfarne or Holy Island off the Northumberland coast

Background imageSeated Collection: JOSE J. MARTI (1853-1895). Cuban patriot. Oil on canvas, 1891, by Herman Norman

JOSE J. MARTI (1853-1895). Cuban patriot. Oil on canvas, 1891, by Herman Norman

Background imageSeated Collection: PLAYING CARDS, c1915. A cowboy and a Native American man seated on a blanket

PLAYING CARDS, c1915. A cowboy and a Native American man seated on a blanket and playing cards on the Great Plains. Photograph, c1915

Background imageSeated Collection: PETALESHARO II (1823-1874). Also known as Man Chief. Chaui or Grand Pawnee Native American chief

PETALESHARO II (1823-1874). Also known as Man Chief. Chaui or Grand Pawnee Native American chief. Photographed at the James E. McClees studio in Washington, D.C. 1858

Background imageSeated Collection: NORSE GOD ODIN (WODEN). God of wisdom, poetry, war and agriculture. Line engraving

NORSE GOD ODIN (WODEN). God of wisdom, poetry, war and agriculture. Line engraving

Background imageSeated Collection: WIZARD OF OZ, 1939. Judy Garland as Dorothy, with her dog Toto, in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz

WIZARD OF OZ, 1939. Judy Garland as Dorothy, with her dog Toto, in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz

Background imageSeated Collection: PAUL NEWMAN (1925-2008). American actor. As Butch Cassidy in the film Butch Cassidy

PAUL NEWMAN (1925-2008). American actor. As Butch Cassidy in the film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, 1969

Background imageSeated Collection: Gebrauchsgrafik illustration, 1928

Gebrauchsgrafik illustration, 1928
Highly stylised art deco illustration showing three people (one woman and two men) in evening dress, sitting on what look like cocktail stools

Background imageSeated Collection: Worshippers at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Worshippers at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Background imageSeated Collection: Seated Male Nude - Jean Baptiste Edouard Detaille

Seated Male Nude - Jean Baptiste Edouard Detaille

Background imageSeated Collection: Meerkat or (suricate) (Suricata suricatta) sitting while watching

Meerkat or (suricate) (Suricata suricatta) sitting while watching, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, encompassing the former Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, South Africa, Africa

Background imageSeated Collection: Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice
Mr Darcy enters a room in which Elizabeth Bennet is seated at her writing desk

Background imageSeated Collection: Sri Lanka - Geta Beraya and Udekkiya players

Sri Lanka - Geta Beraya and Udekkiya players
Traditional Sri Lankna drums and drummers. The standing player is holding a hill country drum called the Geta Beraya (a drum with a knot)

Background imageSeated Collection: MAUDE ADAMS (1872-1953). American actress. Photographed in the role of Peter Pan, 1906

MAUDE ADAMS (1872-1953). American actress. Photographed in the role of Peter Pan, 1906

Background imageSeated Collection: La Maison Moderne c. 1902 (poster) by Manuel Orazi (1898-1934) Location Musee des Arts Decoratifs

La Maison Moderne c. 1902 (poster) by Manuel Orazi (1898-1934) Location Musee des Arts Decoratifs
La Maison Moderne c.1902 (poster) by Manuel Orazi (1898-1934) Location Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France ?TopFoto

Background imageSeated Collection: THE BEATLES, 1965. Left to right: George Harrison, John lennon, Ringo Starr, and Paul McCartney

THE BEATLES, 1965. Left to right: George Harrison, John lennon, Ringo Starr, and Paul McCartney. Photograph, 1965

Background imageSeated Collection: Come to the Show

Come to the Show A showgirl with an elaboarte feather fan reclines on a tall bar stool on this fabulous Art Deco programme cover. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageSeated Collection: Autumnal Scene with Fairy & Blackberries

Autumnal Scene with Fairy & Blackberries
An autumnal folklore scene with a fairy, dressed in blue, sat amid the visible roots of a silver birch tree, holding a delicious-looking blackberry

Background imageSeated Collection: George VI Coronation

George VI Coronation
An Offical Photograph of the Coronation of King George VI, seated with his Wife the Queen, Elizabeth

Background imageSeated Collection: Mayakovsky (Seated)

Mayakovsky (Seated)
VLADIMIR MAYAKOVSKY - Russian poet and supporter of the Communist party in Russia (this photograph is dated 1927)

Background imageSeated Collection: Old town, Lecce, Lecce province, Puglia, Italy, Europe

Old town, Lecce, Lecce province, Puglia, Italy, Europe

Background imageSeated Collection: Skiers on a chairlift, Meribel ski resort in the Three Valleys (Les Trois Vallees)

Skiers on a chairlift, Meribel ski resort in the Three Valleys (Les Trois Vallees), Savoie, French Alps, France, Europe

Background imageSeated Collection: Pilots on flight deck of Jumbo Boeing 747 of Air New Zealand with sunrise ahead

Pilots on flight deck of Jumbo Boeing 747 of Air New Zealand with sunrise ahead

Background imageSeated Collection: JOHN HENRY NEWMAN. (1801-1890). English prelate and theologian. Oil on canvas, 1881

JOHN HENRY NEWMAN. (1801-1890). English prelate and theologian. Oil on canvas, 1881, by Sir John Everett Millais

Background imageSeated Collection: SIR ROGER CASEMENT (1864-1916). Irish revolutionary patriot. Oil on canvas by Sarah H

SIR ROGER CASEMENT (1864-1916). Irish revolutionary patriot. Oil on canvas by Sarah H. Purser

Background imageSeated Collection: The Wild Bunch, 1901, gang of American outlaws, bank and train robbers, led by Butch Cassidy

The Wild Bunch, 1901, gang of American outlaws, bank and train robbers, led by Butch Cassidy, seated right. Cassidy, born Robert LeRoy Parker (1866-1908): Standing left




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"Seated: A Captivating Collection of Moments" In the enchanting world of art, Gypsy Splendour by Laura Knight transports us to a vibrant scene where dancers are gracefully seated, their movements frozen in time. Meanwhile, Charles Dickens Dream, an unfinished masterpiece by Robert William Buss, invites us into the imaginative realm of one of England's greatest novelists. From the silver screen comes Laurel and Hardy, their comedic genius captured even when they are simply seated. In John William Waterhouse's I am half sick of shadows, we witness a contemplative moment as a woman sits amidst ethereal surroundings. History unfolds before our eyes with the powerful image of Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc committing self-immolation in protest against injustice. Malcolm Browne's photograph captures his stoic determination while seated at an intersection in Saigon. George Orwell takes center stage as he broadcasts over the BBC during World War II - his words resonating from his seat behind a microphone. And who could forget Eleanor Rigby immortalized in Tommy Steele's statue inspired by The Beatles' haunting song? Roy Rogers epitomizes American cowboy culture as he is photographed alongside his loyal horse Trigger - both comfortably seated together. Rosa Parks makes her indelible mark on civil rights history by defiantly occupying a bus seat reserved for whites only. Traveling back centuries to Lalibela's St. Marys Church frescoes, we marvel at early 12th-century artwork depicting religious figures serenely seated amid intricate designs. Stanhope A Forbes' Christmas Eve painting evokes nostalgia and warmth as families gather around tables adorned with festive decorations. Finally, J. C Leyendecker's Arrow Shirt Collar ad from 1914 showcases elegance and sophistication through its depiction of a well-dressed gentleman confidently seated while wearing this fashionable accessory. Each image tells its own story - capturing moments that range from profound to whimsical; reminding us that sometimes it is in the act of being seated that we find the most captivating narratives.