By Jonathan Cott

ISBN-10: 0385536380

ISBN-13: 9780385536387

Jonathan Cott met John Lennon in 1968 and was once neighbors with him and Yoko Ono until eventually John's demise in 1980. He has stored involved with Yoko on the grounds that that point, and is among the small team of writers who is aware her profoundly confident effect on Lennon. This deeply own ebook recounts the process these friendships over the a long time and offers an intimate examine of the main marvelous cultural figures of our time. And what Jonathan Cott has to assert and inform should be stumbled on nowhere else.

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B} {c} {c} From the roots of the hair to the bottom of the chin is the tenth of a man’s height; from the bottom of the chin to the top of his head is one eighth of his height; from the top of the breast to the top of his head will be one sixth of a man. From the top of the breast to the roots of the hair will be the seventh part of the Human Figures 53 whole man. From the nipples to the top of the head will be the fourth part of a man. The greatest width of the shoulders contains in itself the fourth part of the man.

From the inner corner of the eye m to the top of the head a is as far as from m down to the chin s. s c f b are all at equal distances from each other. 62 Beauty, Reason, and Art The space between the parting of the lips [the mouth] and the base of the nose is one-seventh of the face. The space from the mouth to the bottom of the chin c d is the fourth part of the face and equal to the width of the mouth. The space from the chin to the base of the nose e f is the third part of the face and equal to the length of the nose and to the forehead.

23] On Painting 45 [22] Which is best, to draw from nature or from the antique? It is better to imitate the antique than modern work. But painting declines and deteriorates from age to age, when painters have no other standard than painting already done. Hence the painter will produce pictures of small merit if he takes for his standard the pictures of others as was seen in the painters after the Romans who always imitated each other and so their art constantly declined from age to age. But if he will study from natural objects he will bear good fruit.

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