Catherine Benincasa of Siena (1347 - 1380)

I was born in Siena on the feast of the Annunciation, in the year 1347. I, and my twin sister who did not long survive, were the youngest ...

Wordless Wednesday - The Flower Seller

The Flower Seller by Jacques-Laurent Agasse (1767-1849)

The Mule Shoe

The Mule Shoe was read and reviewed by Cori Van Housen: In The Mule Shoe, Perry Trouche paints a strange, disturbing Civil War era portrait....

Lady Anne Fanshawe (1625 - 1680)

Lady Anne Fanshawe 1625-1680 Anne Harrison was the eldest daughter and 4th child of Sir John Harrison, and Margaret Fanshawe. She had thre...

A Celebration of Women

My dear cousin sent this to me today. Many of you may have seen it already. If you have, it's definitely worth seeing again. Each tim...

Wordless Wednesday - Portrait of a Lady

A Portrait of a Young Lady (E. N. Likhachyova). 1790 By Russian Artist Yermolai Kamezhenkov

Casilda of Toledo

Casilda of Toledo (950 A.D. - 105 A.D.) Saint Casilda lived in Toledo during the 10th century.  She came from a wealthy family.  Her fa...

Wordless Wednesday - Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel Vatican

Wordless Wednesday - Cook in front of a stove

Cook in front of a Stove by Pieter Aertsen (1508-1575) I LOVE COMMENTS

Marie Anne Charlotte Corday d’Armont (1768 - 1793)

Charlotte Corday was born on July 27, 1768 at Saint-Saturnin, France. She received her education in the Roman Catholic convent in Caen. Sh...

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