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Edouard Louis Dubufe: "Portrait of Madame F", 1850/51, Location unknown.

Edouard Louis Dubufe: "Portrait of Madame F", 1850/51, Location unknown.

Isambard Brunel was an English engineer who changed how people lived forever in the mid 19th century. He was the man who proposed the width of railroad tracks now used all over the world today (4 feet 8 1/2 inches); he dug the first rail tunnels under a river; he built the first all-metal steamships capable of crossing the Atlantic (SS Great Western) in 1838 & built the biggest ship in the world (SS Great Britain). He was considered the greatest engineer of his age. His influence is felt…

SS Great Eastern: Brunel's Greatest Triumph or Folly?

Isambard Brunel was an English engineer who changed how people lived forever in the mid 19th century. He was the man who proposed the width of railroad tracks now used all over the world today (4 feet 8 1/2 inches); he dug the first rail tunnels under a river; he built the first all-metal steamships capable of crossing the Atlantic (SS Great Western) in 1838 & built the biggest ship in the world (SS Great Britain). He was considered the greatest engineer of his age. His influence is felt…

Portrait of a young woman, Cornelis de Vos, no date given (possibly later 1630s). Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no. 71.46

Portrait of a young woman, Cornelis de Vos, no date given (possibly later 1630s). Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no. 71.46

Madame Nicaise Perrin by Jean Charles Nicaise Perrin

Madame Nicaise Perrin by Jean Charles Nicaise Perrin

Portrait of Queen Hortense de Beauharnais,  Anne Louis Girodet-Trioson 1808, detail

Portrait of Queen Hortense de Beauharnais, Anne Louis Girodet-Trioson 1808, detail

Portrait of a lady with a Lap Dog by Lavinia Fontana. Early in her career, she was most famous for painting upper-class residents of her native Bologna. In addition to portraits (the typical subject matter for women painters), she later created large scale paintings with religious and mythological themes. (Wikipedia)

Portrait of a lady with a Lap Dog by Lavinia Fontana. Early in her career, she was most famous for painting upper-class residents of her native Bologna. In addition to portraits (the typical subject matter for women painters), she later created large scale paintings with religious and mythological themes. (Wikipedia)

Conrad Kiesel (1846–1921)

Conrad Kiesel (1846–1921)

Édouard Louis DUBUFE, "Retrato de la Princesa Mathilde Bonaparte, Condesa Demidova y Princesa de San Donato (1820-1904)"; óleo sobre lienzo, 1861.

Édouard Louis DUBUFE, "Retrato de la Princesa Mathilde Bonaparte, Condesa Demidova y Princesa de San Donato (1820-1904)"; óleo sobre lienzo, 1861.

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