There’s more to see...
Sign up to discover and save different things to try in 2015.
Visit Site
  • Ashlie Jensen

    A portrait of Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eboli. By Sofonisba Anguissola.

  • Erica Wiedemann

    Ana de Mendoza de la Cerda; Princess of Éboli,Countess of Mélito and Duchess of Pastrana. She was considered one of Spain’s greatest beauties, despite having lost an eye in a mock duel with a page when she was young.

  • Carolyn Turner

    A portrait of 16th century Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda. You can read more about her here: http://madameguillotine.org.uk/2012/02/25/ana-de-mendoza-y-de-la-cerda-princess-of-eboli/

Related Pins

Ana de Mendoza - lived in the 1500s, lost an eye at 14 in a mock fencing duel. Ava's mother: I *told* you you'd put your eye out!

Doa Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda (1540-1592) Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda was an outrageously wealthy Spanish aristocrat, born on 29 June 1540. She was considered one of the greatest beauties of her day in Europe, even though she lost an eye in a sword fight with one of her fathers young pages.

Anne (1601-1666) Eldest daughter of Philip III and Margaret of Austria. Though she was born a Spanish Infanta she would later be known as Anne of Austria. Anne married Louis XIII of France and became the mother of Louis XIV, the Sun King of France.

Juan Pantoja de la Cruz Painting Title: Margaret of Austria 1584-1611 Queen of Spain, 1605

Elisabeth of France (1602-1644) Queen consort of Spain & Portugal as wife of King Philip IV of Spain / eldest daughter of King Henry IV of France & Marie de' Medici. Elisabeth was renowned for her beauty, intelligence & noble personality, which made her very popular with the Spanish people. The new queen of Spain was aware her husband had mistresses & she herself was the subject of rumors about her relations w/ poet Peralta. When a fire broke out, Peralta carried the queen to a place of safety.

1790 Princess Marie Joséphine Louise de Savoie comtesse de Provence Princess Marie Josephine Louise of Savoy, Countess of Provence, Titular Queen consort of France and of Navarre (Turin, 2 September 1753 – England, 13 November 1810) was the wife of the future King Louis XVIII

Attributed to Francisco de Goya y Lucientes: Majas on a Balcony (29.100.10) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

William Scrots (activo entre 1537 e 1553), “Retrato de Isabel de Portugal” (h. 1550) óleo sobre madeira 87, 5 x 66,5 cm Museu Nacional de Poznan, Polónia

Painter: Federico de Madrazo Title: Amelia de Vilanova y de Nadal Madrazo Date: 1853

Maria Manuela de Portugal Author: Antonio Moro (ca.1520 - 1575) Date: 1552

Juan van der Hamen y León - Infanta Maria de Áustria Data 1626

Daughter, María Agustina Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes)  (Spanish, Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux) Date: 1787–88 Culture: Spanish Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 76 3/4 x 45 1/4 in. (195 x 115 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Robert Lehman Collection, 1975 1975.1.148 Accession Number: 1975.1.148