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The Portrait of Dorian Gray” (1945) Via Paper Kunsthalle

The Picture of Dorian Gray

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This Island Rod: The Portrait of Dorian Gray (1945)

begins on a beautiful summer day in England, where Lord Henry Wotton, an opinionated man, is observing the sensitive artist Basil Hallward painting the portrait of Dorian Gray, a handsome young man who is Basil's ultimate . While sitting for the painting, Dorian listens to Lord Henry espousing his hedonistic world view, and begins to think that is the only aspect of life worth pursuing. This prompts Dorian to wish that the painted image of himself would age in his stead.

begins on a beautiful summer day in England, where Lord Henry Wotton, an opinionated man, is observing the sensitive artist Basil Hallward painting the portrait of Dorian Gray, a handsome young man who is Basil's ultimate . While sitting for the painting, Dorian listens to Lord Henry espousing his hedonistic world view, and begins to think that is the only aspect of life worth pursuing. This prompts Dorian to wish that the painted image of himself would age in his stead.

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This is an excellent book for yourself and your own library. Or, you can give "The Portrait of Dorian Gray" (Reader's Choice Edition) away as a special gift.

Basil paints the portrait of Dorian Gray, a handsome young man to whose beauty he becomes infatuated with. Lord Henry, a decadent dandy takes advantage of Dorian`s naivety and presents him the idea of a lifestyle driven by hedonism. After the discussions with Lord Henry, Dorian starts thinking that the only valuable things in life are beauty and pleasure, so he wishes his portrait would become old in his place.