renaissance-art:

Bronzino c. 1540

Young Woman and Her Little Boy (detail)

acertainidontknowwhat:

Gemma Claudia, 49 A.D.

On the left side is the Emperor Claudius and his wife Agrippina the Younger. On the right, Claudius’ brother Germanicus and his wife Agrippina the Elder…Also Agrippina the Younger’s parents.

tiny-librarian:

A young Clementina of Austria, the sixth child and fifth daughter of Francis II and Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily.

Source

ageless-inspiration:

Simon Vouet. The Muses Urania and Calliope. 1634. 

centuriespast:

Head of Aphrodite
Roman, Imperial Period, Antonine, about A.D. 138–192

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

centuriespast:

Poetry (Sappho)

(after Carlo Dolci)

by James Nevay

Date painted: 1772

Oil on canvas, 59.5 x 47 cm

Collection: Burton Constable Hall

le-rococo-en-versailles:

Chapel of Saint John the Baptist at Saint Roch Church. Lisbon.

Portrait of a Lady, by Thomas Hudson.

jeannepompadour:

Kinng Sebastian I of Portugal, attr. to Cristóvão de Morais c. 1565

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