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On Wed, 4 May 1994, Brad Daly wrote:
 
> Listmembers,
>
> Can anyone identify the mural tht appears on Petra's bedroom wall in
> Rainer Fassbinder's film, _The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant_?
> According to my professor, it appears to be mannerist school in
> the post-renaissance in the late 1600's or early 1700's.  Possible
> Baroque.  Any information about the painting and its artist will
> be greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
> Brad Daly
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Lynne Kirby wrote a wonderful essay on painting and Fassbinder, with, i
believe, much comment on _Bitter Tears_.  The essay was published in
_Camera Obscura_ a couple of years ago. Sorry I'm not at my office and
don't have the exact reference. --James Schamus