A small poured resin piece that is a tribute to the struggles of artists through time. The small figure is Jacques-Louis David, a product of the Enlightenment and a winner of the prestigious Prix de Rome. Difficult and volatile, David … Continue reading
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Pretty, clever, chic, sharp tongued and ambitious, Anne kept Henry’s lust at bay for 8 years while she schemed to become wife and queen. In triumph she was crowned in 1533 pregnant with her first child Elizabeth. Three miscarriages … Continue reading
First wife of Henry VIII and daughter of Isabella and Ferdinand of Spain. She loved and was ferociously loyal to her husband of 24 years. Unable to fulfill her primary duty to bear a son and heir, she was pregnant … Continue reading
Daughter of Henry VII and sister of Henry VIII Mary was intelligent, beautiful, spirited and willful. She was one of the most desired women of her time. She was persuaded to marry the old, gouty French king Louis XII at … Continue reading
Margaret was the formidable eldest daughter of Henry VII. She was crowned queen and wife of the Scottish king, James IV. The purpose of this marriage was to create peace between the two countries. She gave birth to the future … Continue reading
Henry started his reign as the quintessential renaissance prince: handsome, educated, generous and lively. However he ended his reign as one of the most unstable, greedy, neurotic, paranoid, cruel and disgustingly obese English kings. He dragged England to the Protestant … Continue reading
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At Versailles, when the mobs came for Marie Antoinette she barely escaped by slipping through a hidden door in her bedroom.
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Thousands of Protestants were slaughtered by Catholics in the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre. Charles was sent into a tailspin of grief, hysteria and guilt afterwards. He accused everyone including his mother of plotting against him.