With ebony hair, a sensual gaze, angular jaw & muscular physique, General Louis Desaix was easy on the eyes! General Desaix came from an impoverished noble family, attended France's most prestigious military academy, and became a distinguished officer. General Desaix would die at the Battle of Marengo after being struck in the heart by a musket ball. Napoleon admired Desaix & mourned his passing.
Portrait de madame de Septeuil, vers 1812, par Louis Léopold Boilly (1761-1845) - I wonder if I could ever get my hair this curly...I can rock the Titus and do often by I cannot get these curls and waves.
Attributed to the Master of the 1540s Portrait of a scholar. http://m.dorotheum.com/en/auctions/past-auctions/list-lots-detail/auktion/10571-old-master-paintings/lotID/505/lot/1675873-attributed-to-the-master-of-the-1540s.html#3
Robert Graves, c. 1914, age 19. Reported dead at the Somme, Graves was one of the few of his generation to survive the war. He became a translator, poet, and novelist, and was the author of I, Claudius.