July 10, 2018

Historical Beauty

George Romney  Wikipedia
Lady Hamilton (1765 - 1815) was married to Sir William Hamilton, British ambassador to Naples. She was the favorite model for artist George Romney. Mostly, she is remembered as the mistress of Lord Horatio Nelson, Hero of the Nile and Trafalgar.

She was known as a raving beauty in her day, and she is absolutely gorgeous by today's standards as well.


Cappy said...

Romney's second career at AMC worked out pretty well too.

hey teacher... said...

She’s no Jane Morris. https://ca.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proserpine_(obra_de_teatre) Favorite model of Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

Ed Bonderenka said...

Cappy said it first.

Joe said...

Hey Teacher I thought of you when I listened to this:


You might enjoy it

hey teacher... said...

The printed teasers are pretty good. I am a cheapskate and loathe having to pony up $6 for anything on the internet. I’ll ponder this awhile, thanks for the link. Going to Chicago next week and hope to spend much of one day in the Art Institute. As the “travelin’ man” can you recommend any eateries downtown. Your faithful readers are invited to respond as well. Thanks,

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