Saturday, January 9, 2010

BRILLIANT OLD PORTRAIT (PART 1)


patrick-henry-thomas-sullyPATRICK HENRY (1736-1799), American patriot, Governor of Virginia
Portrait: Thomas Sully

marquise-de-pompadour-francois-boucherMadame de POMPADOUR (1721-1764), maitresse of Louis XV
Portrait: François Boucher

christoph-wilibald-von-gluck-joseph-siffrein-duplessisCHRISTOPH WILLIBALD von GLUCK (1714-1787), German composer
Portrait: Joseph Siffrein Duplessis

henriette-sontag-paul-delarocheHENRIETTE SONTAG (1806-1854), German soprano
Portrait: Paul Delaroche

small_frederic-chopin-eugene-delacroixFREDERIC CHOPIN (1810-1849), Polish composer
Portrait: Eugène Delacroix

George Eliot GEORGE ELIOT (1819-1880), English writer
Portrait: Frederic William Burton

john-wayne-andy-warholJOHN WAYNE (1907-1979), American actor
Portrait: Andy Warhol

jane-seymour-hans-holbein-the-youngerJANE SEYMOUR (1508-1537), Queen of England, third wife of Henry VIII
Portrait: Hans Holbein the Younger

papa-pio-vii-jacques-louis-davidPIO VII (1740-1823), Pope
Portrait: Jacques-Louis David

george-washington5-rembrandt-pealeGEORGE WASHINGTON (1732-1799), President of the United States
Portrait: Rembrandt Peale

andy-warhol-alice-neelANDY WARHOL (1928-1987), American painter
Portrait: Alice Neel

isabella-de-medici-orsini-alessandro-alloriISABELLA de’ MEDICI (1542-1576), daughter of the Grand Duke of Tuscany
Portrait: Alessandro Allori

katharina-von-bora-lucas-cranach-the-elderKATHARINA von BORA (1499-1552), German nun, wife of Martin Luther
Portrait: Lucas Cranach

martin-luther-lucas-cranach-the-elderMARTIN LUTHER (1483-1546), German monk and church reformer
Portrait: Lucas Cranach

jules-michelet-thomas-coutureJULES MICHELET (1798-1874), French historian
Portrait: Thomas Couture

frederick-law-olmsted-john-singer-sargentFREDERICK LAW OLMSTED (1822-1903), American architect
Portrait: John Singer Sargent

christina-of-denmark-michiel-van-coxcieCHRISTINA of DENMARK (1522-1590), Duchess of Milan
Portrait: Michiel van Coxcie

richard-burton-frederick-leightonRICHARD BURTON (1821-1890); English explorer and translator
Portrait: Frederick Leighton

François IFRANCOIS I (1494-1547), King of France
Portrait: Jean Clouet

queen-victoria-heinrich-von-angeliVICTORIA (1819-1901), Queen of the United Kingdom
Portrait: Heinrich von Angeli
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