L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e ~ D o s t o ï e v s k i

L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e  ~  D o s t o ï e v s k i

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Les dames en rose, les dames en rouge

Self-portrait, Katarina Ivanovic, circa 1830s.
Marie-Anne de Châteauneuf - mademoiselle Duclos - actress, in the role of Ariane, by Nicolas de Largillière, circa 1712.
 Mary Stuart, the Princess Royal, studio of Gerrit van Honthorst, circa 1647.
Lavinia Fenton, actress, by George Knapton (?), circa 1739.
Lady Anne Montagu, by Daniël Mijtens, 1626.
 Mrs. Thomas Edwards Freeman, by Sir Joshua Reynolds, circa 1778.
Louise Françoise, duchesse de Bourbon, "mademoiselle de Nantes", by François de Troy, circa 1688-93.
Augusta, Princess of Wales, by Jean-Baptiste van Loo, 1742.
Mademoiselle Louise Jacquet, actress, by Jean-Étienne Liotard, circa 1748-52.
Portrait of a Woman, by Juan Carreño de Miranda, circa 1650-70.
Portrait of a Woman (Balia dei Medici?), by Paris Bordone, circa 1545.
Queen Isabel II of Spain, unknown painter, 1858.
Princess Margarita Ivanovna Dolgorukaya, by Vladimir Borovikovsky, 1811.
Portrait of a Lady, by Rose-Adélaïde Ducreux, circa late 1780s.

1 comment:

  1. Oh LORDY how I would love to know their stories. I betcha they could reveal all sorts of dishy stuff about the movers and shakers. Thanks for this, Stephen!