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ABSOLUTE POWER: Cardinal de Richelieu, oil on canvas, 1633-40 by Philippe de Champaigne.
Image: © Copyright The National Gallery, London 2015
“I have the consolation of leaving your kingdom in the highest degree of glory and of reputation”, the dying Richelieu wrote to Louis XVIII, father of Louis XIV. 363 more words
Pomeranian Bitch and Puppy oil on canvas, circa 1777 by Thomas Gainsborough. © Tate, London.
The dogs in this most sensitively observed, tender and fluffy of all canine portraits belonged to the painter’s good friend, the musician Carl Friedrich Abel. 63 more words