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lomovolga 'Madonna in Glory' - detail by Carlo Dolci (Italian, 1616-1686) Mozart *Divertimento B-dur KV 137,allegro di molto* Pietro Rotari, Girl With a Book (detail), ca. 1750-62 Multiple ear piercings. Infanta Isabel Clara Eugenia, Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, 1598-99, Museo del Prado, Madrid 'Ginevra de' Benci' (detail), 1474-78 Leonardo da Vinci Ginevra de’ Benci (detail), Leonardo da Vinci, ca.1474 Genevra de Benci' Leonardo da Vinci Portrait of Rosabla Peale by Rembrandt Peale, 1820…
Gown | V&A Search the Collections
Gown, 1610-1620 (made). Part of a woman's gown, 1610-20, English, cut and uncut mulberry, Italian, silk velvet, pinked silk lining. Museum Number 178-1900.
Cornelis de Vos, Magdalena de Vos
Cornelis de Vos, Hulst 1584/85 - Antwerpen 1651 Magdalena de Vos (ca. 1623/24) Chatsworth House Trust, Bakewell, UK The incorporation of relaxed and warm human affection characterises De Vos portraits. Writing in the late nineteenth century, A. J. Wauters observed: ‘His sitters are endowed with such a powerful appearance of life, such an amiable character of frankness and communicative friendliness-that one involuntarily loves the models as well as the painter’ (The Flemish School of…
The king, his sister, and the secret treaty - Anna Belfrage
One of the things that I find very endearing about Charles II, is that he was very much a family man. Not, I hasten to add, family man in the sense that he liked sitting at home with the wife and have tea (our Charles was quite the bounder, more than fond of an intense … The king, his sister, and the secret treaty Read More »