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A Case of Identity. Peter Melonas Peter Melonas
   
I am an independent artist who specializes in multimedia production by creating images of characters represented within the mainstream of pop culture.
The writer David Stuart Davies concluded that Basil Rathbone was «the actor who has come closest to creating the definitive Sherlock Holmes on screen», also describing the choice as «inspired». The historian Alan Barnes agrees, and wrote that «Rathbone was Sherlock Holmes». The choice of Nigel Bruce as Watson was more contentious, with Davies pointing out that «Bruce's characterisation bore little relation» to the written Watson, even though the portrayal eventually produced «an endearingly avuncular figure». The historian David Parkinson agrees, and wrote that Bruce's «avuncular presence provided the perfect counterbalance to Rathbone's briskly omniscient sleuth». Barnes notes that, despite the criticisms against him, Bruce rehabilitated Watson, who had been a marginal figure in the cinematic Holmes canon to that point: «after Bruce, it would be a near-unthinkable heresy to show Holmes without him». With the combination of Rathbone and Bruce, the historian Jim Harmon considered that this was «near perfect casting».
A Case of Identity
Art by Independent Artists,  Prints,  Prints
Author: Peter Melonas
40.6 x  50.8 cm  /   16 x  20 in
Themes: Cinema, TV  /   Origin: Arts of North America  /   Genre: Pop Art  /   Characteristic: Signed  /   Authenticity / Provenance: Reproduction, Copy  /   Artists types: Independant artists  /   Period: Contemporary  /  
 
Posted: july 4, 2020 / Modified: july 4, 2020
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