Somerset Maugham William Somerset Maugham CH was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author during the
Auguste Renoir I selected this portrait for the expression on his face. His eyes are very soulful. Renoir is wearing his coat and hat -- this portrait seems very proper and speaks of etiquette from a bygone era.
Author Ernest Hemingway admiring his mirror image bare-chested & sporting boxing gloves. He witnessed both world wars almost got killed in a plane crash and escaped death by horns of a bull. Indeed Ernest Hemingway was a mans man.