elyssediamond:

Portrait of a Young WomanGilbert  Stuartabout 1802-1804Indianapolis Museum of Art(click on the image to view in high resolution)
The sitter’s dress and coiffure reflect the new American aristocracy’s desire to legitimize itself through association with historical styles of ancient Greece and Rome.
the-hardest-of-hearts-survive:

Hans Holbein the Younger
Anne of Cleves
1539
Oil on vellum mounted on canvas
Musée du Louvre
27th Sep 201409:3676 notes
inneroptics:

Girl in Blue, Johannes Cornelisz. Verspronck 
26th Aug 201410:0617 notes
history-of-fashion:

ab. 1622 Nicolaes Eliasz. Pickenoy - Portrait of Johanna Le Maire
baroqueart:

Portrait of Mariana of Austria by Juan Carreño de Miranda
Date: 1671
masterpiecedaily:

Peter Lely
The Honourable Mrs Lucy Loftus
1667
3rd Aug 201420:1571 notes
Portrait of a Young Woman, 1530/1540
11th Jul 201409:34
Angnolo Bronzino, Portrait of Maria de Medici 1551.
Angnolo Bronzino, Portrait of a Lady, c. 1550.
bartleby-company:

Alonso Sánchez Coello, 1579.
Opaque  by  andbamnan