slojnotak:

Peter Paul Rubens - Portrait of Anne of Austria, wife of Louis XIII, King of France (1625)

mashamorevna:

"Welcome Beauty, banish fear,
You are queen and mistress here.
Speak your wishes, speak your will,
Swift obedience meets them still.”
- Jeanne-Marie LePrince de Beaumont , Beauty and the Beast

(fairy tale series)

mascati-nucis:

"Signing the register". 

Edmund Blair Leighton.

letting everyone down would be my greatest unhappiness

detailsofpaintings:

François Hubert Drouais and Studio, Portrait of a Lady, said to be Mademoiselle de Forges (details)

c. 1770 

Luisa Maria Amelia Teresa of Naples and Sicily, Princess of Naples and Sicily (1773-1802), Grand Duchess Consort of Tuscany, wife of Archduke Ferdinand III of Tuscany, Detail.

by Joseph Dorffmeister (1764–1814)

Dated: 1797

orangexocoatl:

Chateau de Courances, built c.1630

imperial-russia:

9/infinity of Konstantin Makovsky art

Cup of Honey Drink