"The Farwell Children"                             {I love how each child holds something in their hand.}    Attributed to Deacon Robert Peckham (1785–1877)  Fitchburg, Massachusetts  c. 1841  Oil on canvas

The Farwell Children Attributed to Deacon Robert Peckham - (American Folk Art Museum)

Ana de Mendoza (Doña Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda, Princess of Eboli, Duchess of Pastrana). Spanish aristocrat, 1540-1592. Considered one of the more accomplished women of her time by her peers. Also regarded as one of the most beautiful ladies in Spain, despite having lost an eye in a mock duel with a page when she was young. Married at 12 years old to Rui Gomes da Silva, 1st Prince of Éboli and minister to the King.

Doña Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda, Princess of Eboli, 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.

Curvy front! Portrait of a lady.  Date 	circa 1565  Medium 	oil on panel  Possibly Charlotte de Beaune Semblançay, Viscountess of Tours, Baroness de Sauve, Marquise de Noirmoutier. HUGE image at original site.

Portrait of a lady. Date circa 1565 Medium oil on panel Possibly Charlotte de Beaune Semblançay, Viscountess of Tours, Baroness de Sauve, Marquise de Noirmoutier. HUGE image at original site.

1620, Lady Mary Feilding, as Countess of Aran, later Marchioness and Duchess of Hamilton, by Daniel Mytens. The Weiss Gallery, London.

Daniel Mytens, Lady Mary Feilding, Countess of Arran Oil on panel. Inscribed upper right: Aetatis 7 Painted circa Height : cm - Width : cm

Portrait of Mertijntje van Ceters, Anonymous, , 1623

Portrait of Mertijntje van Ceters, Anonymous, 1623 ~ this girl was dressed to the nines, check out the gloves!

Portrait of Cornelia Cornelisdr van Esch, possibly Anonymous, 1632

Anonymous, Portrait of Cornelia Cornelisdr van Esch, 1632 - Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Portrait of a Young Lady, Isaack Luttichuys, 1656

Isaack Luttichuys Portrait of a Young Woman, possibly Susanna Reael, 1656 Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Portrait of Corvina Hezenbroek van Hofdijck, 1618

van Mierevelt (Delft, «Corvina of Hese Broeck of Hofdijck

Portrait of Jacoba Bontemantel (1643-

Portrait of Jacoba Bontemantel anonymous, 1644 - Rijksmuseum

Portrait of a Boy with a Kolf Stick, Wybrand de Geest, , 1631

Wybrand de Geest, Portrait of a Boy with a 'Colf' Stick, 1631 - Het Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Aida Overton Walker (14 February 1880 – 11 October 1914), also billed as "The Queen of the Cakewalk", was an African-American vaudeville performer and wife of George Walker. She appeared with her husband and his performing partner Bert Williams, and in groups such as Black Patti's Troubadours. She was also a solo dancer and choreographer for vaudeville shows.

Aida Overton Walker – also billed as Ada Overton Walker and as "The Queen of the Cakewalk", was an African-American vaudeville performer and wife of George Walker.

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