Renaissance portraits

Step into the enchanting world of Renaissance portraits and discover the timeless beauty captured in each painting. Explore top ideas to incorporate these exquisite masterpieces into your home decor and embrace the elegance of the past.
"She was not a pretty woman, or a beauty, but rather comely with red-gold hair and hazel eyes ... Katherine's looks, however, were not her chief attraction. People were drawn more to her warm and amiable personality and her intellectual qualities; she exuded goodwill". Katherine Parr as Queen of England | Flickr - Photo Sharing! Henry Viii, Anne Boleyn, Queen Victoria, Lady, Wives Of Henry Viii, Lady Jane Grey, Lady Jane, Jane Gray, Queen Of England

Although this image was also wrongly identified as Lady Jane, it is now considered to be Katherine. The face is very similar to the iconic Scrots portrait and the sitter is wearing the same jewels as the Master John portrait. Formerly in the collection of the Earl of Jersey--the original appears to have been destroyed.

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Keri Blair
Carlo Dolci - Allegory of Patience [1677] | Carlo Dolci (Flo… | Flickr Art, Draw, Portrait, Portraits, Fine Art, Artist, Kunst, Resim, Fotografie

Carlo Dolci (Florence, May 25, 1616 - Florence, January 17, 1686) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period. His painstaking technique made him unsuited for large-scale fresco painting. He painted chiefly sacred subjects, and his works are generally small in scale, although he made a few life-size pictures. He often repeated the same composition in several versions, and his daughter, Agnese Dolci, also made excellent copies of his works. [Oil on canvas, 71 x 54 cm]…

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Aaron Fernuik