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Jane, Countess of Harrington, wife of Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Harrington, by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1778. Henry E. Huntington Art Gallery, San Marino, CA, USA

Sir Joshua Reynolds - Lady Charles Spencer. 1766. Oil on canvas. 79 x 63 cm. Trustees of the Goodwood Collection, Goodwood House, Sussex,...

Apricot gold silk open robe gown embroidered lace, fly fringe and pearls trim, and petticoat of cream silk. Complemented with pearl strand bracelets on both wrists. Detail from portrait of Mrs. Grace Dalrymple Elliott (1754?–1823), 1778, Thomas Gainsborough. (c) Metropolitan Museum of Art

Comtesse de la Châtre (Marie Louise Perrette Aglaé Bontemps, 1762–1848), Later Marquise de Jaucourt by Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, 1789

Elisabeth Vigée -Lebrun Portrait of Comtesse de Cérès Object type Painting Description English: Former title (from 1963 to 1992) „Lady Folding a Letter“ Date 1784 Medium oil on canvas Dimensions 93 × 75 cm (36.6 × 29.5 in) Current location Toledo Museum of Art

Richard Tickell (1751-1793), by Thomas Gainsborough http://www.wikigallery.org/wiki/painting_361960/Thomas-Gainsborough/Portrait-Of-Richard-Tickell-(1751-1793)

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Illustrations by Monica Kuo

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'Salome', 1909 - Robert Henri (1865-1929) Danced for John the Baptist head on a platter.