500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art



This youtube video sent to us by Stuart Silverstone is impressive not just for its stretch of time, but style, medium and interpretation as well. Or as Stewart Brand said, this is an “amazing form of time travel…”

You can also see a complete list of artists and paintings here.

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