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Carlo Dolci - Allegory of Patience [1677] | Carlo Dolci (Flo… | Flickr Art, Portrait, Portraits, Draw, Fine Art, Artist, Kunst, Resim, Rembrandt

Carlo Dolci (Florence, May 25, 1616 - Florence, January 17, 1686) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period. His painstaking technique made him unsuited for large-scale fresco painting. He painted chiefly sacred subjects, and his works are generally small in scale, although he made a few life-size pictures. He often repeated the same composition in several versions, and his daughter, Agnese Dolci, also made excellent copies of his works. [Oil on canvas, 71 x 54 cm]…

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Gods and Foolish Grandeur: Only the very best, twice - portraits of Maud Glen Coats, later Marchioness of Douro, later Duchess of Wellington, by John Singer Sargent and Philip de László Portrait, Portraits, Masters, John Singer Sargent, Inspiration, Old Portraits, Classic Portraits, Maud, Singer Sargent

(Lilian) Maud Glen Coats (3 February 1885, Belleisle, Scotland - 3 May 1946, London), the daughter of the George Coats, 1st Baron Glentanar, a Scottish cotton manufacturer, married Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Douro in 1909. They had two children, a son and daughter. Her husband made himself notorious in the run up to World War II by his support of far-right and anti-Semitic causes. A member of the Anglo-German Fellowship from 1935, he was a strong proponent of appeasement. He had succeeded…