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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Laurencin, Marie 1885-1956. French artist noted for her soft, pastel technique in portraiture.

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  • Out of the sixty-nine enfranchisements recorded under this head, there are only two names of male adults to be found, -- one an old man of sixty; -- the other, called Laurencin, the betrayer of a conspiracy.

    Two Years in the French West Indies

  • Marie Laurencin, with pearls, is old enough to look supremely dignified.

    Portraits of the artists

  • And then she came to Paris and most of the book is anecdotal reminiscence, lots and lots of stories, most quite funny and insightful and brief about all the amazing artists they hung out with like Picasso and Hemingway and Matisse and Carl van Vechten and Ford Maddox Ford and Guillaume Apollinaire and Marie Laurencin ….

    The Autobiography of Mister Litlove « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Marie Laurencin, curtains designed by Raoul Dufy, and a cosmopolitan clientele of London's high society and distinguished foreign visitors.

    Alexis Soyer and the Rise of the Celebrity Chef

  • While in Savoy, he did become friends with members of the Laurencin family, influential Lyonese bankers, who were probably attracted by his understanding of alchemy and astrology.

    Loss of Faith

  • Mrs. Laurencin sent in Cokes and pizza for the team.

    The View from Saturday

  • Mrs. Laurencin had made a call to the local newspaper, and Mrs. Olinski and The Souls were featured above the fold on the first page of the metro section of the Epiphany Times.

    The View from Saturday

  • Mrs. Laurencin immediately called the school bus dispatcher and reserved six big yellow ones to take the Epiphany Boosters to Albany.

    The View from Saturday

  • Mrs. Laurencin called a school assembly for the contest against the eighth grade.

    The View from Saturday

  • The week before the regionals, Mrs. Olinski arranged with Mrs. Laurencin to have the school opened on Saturday afternoon so they could have an extra drill.

    The View from Saturday

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