The Duke of Buckingham c. 1625 - Peter Paul Rubens - www.peterpaulrubens.org
Louis, Count of Vermandois (1667 - 1683). Son of Louis XIV and Louise de La Vallière. He was rumored to have been homosexual and had an affair with the Chevalier de Lorraine, which resulted in his banishment. He fell ill and died while fighting in Flanders trying to win back his father's love.
Alexandra of Denmark, 1860
Isabella d'Este 1474-1539-Marchesa of Mantua & a leading woman of the Italian Renaissance as a major cultural & political figure, a patron of the arts & a leader of fashion. "Liberal and magnanimous Isabella" "Supreme among women" She was physically attractive & possessed lively eyes & was "of lively grace". She married Francesco Gonzaga & their attraction deepened into love. At the time of her wedding, Isabella was pretty, slim, graceful & well-dressed. Her long, fine hair was dyed pale…
Edward V (4 November 1470 – probably 1483) was King of England from 9 April 1483 until his deposition two months later. His reign was dominated by the influence of his uncle Richard, Duke of Gloucester, who succeeded him as Richard III. Along with his younger brother Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, Edward was one of the Princes in the Tower, who disappeared after being sent (ostensibly for their own safety) to the Tower of London.
RUBENS, Peter Paul : Abundance (Abundantia) (c.1630) oil on panel 63.7 x 45.8 The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Portrait of King John (1166 - 1216) from a set of eight medieval Kings 1618c.