I’ve given examples here and here, but there are so many more! It’s time again for another installment of ‘men I probably would have slept with if I were alive in that century’. Since so many are unknown sitters, I’ll just tell you who painted them…
Hans Holbein. This sitter needs to lose the hat, then we can talk!
Paul Hoeckler. Oh my!
a monk by van Dyck.
Konstantin Andreyevich Somov
well hello there Kazimierz Pochwalski!
van Dyck again. I’m not a fan of the half-assed grown ‘stache, though. I’ll just look beyond it I suppose.
tough guy by Antonis Mor
Charles Dickens by Samuel Lawrence
Lose the wig buddy, and then you are a-ok in my book.
Crappy reproduction of a Boris Kustodiev portrait of illustrator Bilibin. Why hello my dark Russian!
“The Boxer” by Konstantine Somov. Enough said I think?
And there you have it. Who are your favorites?