Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Belgian royal couple



Léontine I was from July 1831 the first Queen of the Belgians, following Belgium’s independence from the Netherlands.



Husband of Queen Léontine I of the Belgians. Painted in 1841.




These two were begging to be done as a double portrait. So here they are united.

After Winterhalter. 

Romantic young man no.2


Another young romantic fellow from the 1840s, out daydreaming on the balcony.

After Vladimir Hau.

Alexandra II


The young female ruler of Russia in the 1840s.

After Vladimir Hau.

Monday, 20 May 2013

Romantic young man


A young man from 1844.

After Vladimir Hau.

18th century couple


Lieutenant Joan Abercrombie in uniform, with her husband who wears a pearl and pink dress.

After Allan Ramsay.

Friday, 17 May 2013

Johanna Kruger


The industrialist and matriarch Johanna Kruger, painted in 1854.

After Joseph Weidner, mostly.

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Henriette d’Orléans


Henriette Eugénie d’Orléans, duchess d’Aumale, ca. 1843.

Photoshop manipulation after Winterhalter.

Monday, 13 May 2013

Portrait of an artist



Of course we need some pictures of women too. Here is a portrait of an artist from 1819.

Digital painting after Michel Martin Drolling and Sarah Goodridge.

Sunday, 12 May 2013

Youth, 1830s



A well-dressed young man. Digital painting after B. Raul.

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Portrait Of Monsieur Florentin



Digital painting of a man in an evening dress ca. 1884. After Léon Bonnat.

Sunday, 5 May 2013

Man In A Blue Dress, 1874



Digital painting after Heinrich von Angeli.