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19 July 2007

She's Not Wallpaper.

Here it is! Marie Antoinette painted astride! Isn't it GORGEOUS? Thanks for the link Kathrynn. If you want to see dozens more painting of the Queen, please visit this amazing site: http://http://www.ladyreading.net/marieantoinette/


2 Comments:

Blogger Elizabeth Kerri Mahon said...

What an awesome picture. I'm quite proud that she and I share a birthday.

5:15 AM  
Blogger Camilla Bartley said...

Love Marie Antoniette. I've always wondered about women riding astride since seeing Sophie(Jessica Biel) riding astride in breeches in 1900 Austria-Hungary. Maybe it was a Hapsburg thing?

3:12 AM  

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