Francois Clouet, Beatrix Pacheco. Paris 1572 She was lady-in-waiting of Queen Eleanore, wife of King François I, and daughter of the Duke of Escalona (sic. ed: actually great- granddaughter of the past duque).
El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) (Greek, 1540/41–1614). Cardinal Fernando Niño de Guevara (1541–1609), ca. 1600. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929. (29.100.5) | This work is featured in “El Greco in New York," on view through February 1, 2015. The exhibition is made by possible by Northern Trust. #mustache #movember
Andrea Mantegna | Madonna della Vittoria, 1496, tempera on canvas, 280 cm × 166 cm, Louvre Museum. The painting was one of the works looted by the French during the Napoleonic invasion of Italy, and was exhibited in the Louvre by 1798. The painting was never returned; the given excuse was that its large size made the transport difficult.