Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Women and Pearls, the Renaissance

Bia de Medici, 1542 by Angolo Bronzino
Bess of Hardwick
Simonetta Vespucci as Cleopatra, about 1485-1490 by Piero di Cosimo
Venus of Urbino, 1538 by Tizian
Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth I) by William Scrots around 1546
Ann Boleyn, Elizabeth I's mother, Portrait painted around 1600 (posthumously)
Sybille von Cleve by Lucas Cranach
Sybille von Cleve by Lucas Cranach
Sandro Botticelli Master Painter Spring Primavera detail Three Graces
Portrait of Lucrezia Panciatichi 1540, by Angelo Bronzino Commissioned by her husband, Bartolomeo
A Young Lady, oil on panel c.1535, French, by Corneille de Lyon
Françoise Brézé- Duchesse de Bouillon, 1550 by François Clouet (French, approx. 1510-1572)
Eleonora de Toledo, 1550 by Angolo Bronzino
Female half-length portrait (ideal portrait the Simonetta Vespucci) by Sandro Botticelli

1 comment:

little augury said...

Spectacular! the Cranch portraits are amazing. I've got to get my pearls out-you?