Here are some sketches from a project I am working on for a class at SVA with Monica Wellington. These 4 Tudor portraits are roughly inspired by (clockwise from top left) Catherine of Aragon, Christina of Milan, Princess Mary (Henry VIII’s daughter) and Henry VIII.
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A look at National Gallery’s new exhibition, the critics’ mixed reactions and what the Victorians made of it all…
“Beauty, like supreme dominion
Is but supported by opinion”. 1,627 more words
Last week an Irish Facebook friend and Tudor enthusiast suggested we put more art on Facebook. He asked me to post something about Hans Holbein. I began with Holbein’s famous painting of Henry VIII, but couldn’t resist – I had to share family members painted by the great man. 1,158 more words
King Henry of England was lonely and wanted a wife, but he had already rejected all the princesses in his kingdom because they weren’t pretty enough. 50 more words
To start the research for the current module of cities, the closest relation I’d have to the subject would be the matters of migration. I was born in Poland, and moved to the UK in 2007, and at the same time as experiencing living in a new culture, I was thrown into a city, having lived in a village all my life. 503 more words