Alexander Roslin: The Lady with the Veil, 1768.
The sitter was Marie-Suzanne Roslin, née Giroust, the artist’s wife, dressed á la Bolognaise. Marie-Suzanne Roslin was an artist in her own right, her pastel portraits were admired for the colors and the rendering of skin. Four years after this portrait was painted, she died of breast cancer, only thirty-eight years old.
Master of the Annunciation to the Shepherds, The Angel Appearing to the Shepherds, c. 1630-1
Louis Comfort Tiffany “Window design” late 19th–early 20th century
Watercolor, gouache, pen, red ink, and graphite on Bristol board, mounted on grey matt
Strasbourg Cathedral, France, Completed 1439
This architectural sketch (top) dates from around 1260 - it is among the first architectural drawings ever created. The details shown in the drawing do not exactly match the finished building; the drawing might have been used a conceptual sketch or guideline, rather than a precise blueprint.
Musée de l’Oeuvre Notre-Dame, Strasbourg, Inv. no. 2