"Life Is Not Measured By the Number of Breaths We Take, But By the Moments That Take Our Breath Away."
"Inspirational Paintings: Beauties" is a great book if you like and enjoy art.
This Art Book contains many wonderful Reproductions of portraits with data page for each painting.
The Book includes Table of Contents, and is formatted for all e-reading devices, and Android tablets: you may use rotate and zoom feature on landscape or horizontal images for optimal viewing. Being able zoom in or move around an image lets you learn so much about detail, color and painting technique.
The images are in color; they render beautifully in optimized gray-scale tones for black-and-white e-book readers, but exhibit even more stunningly in full color with color readers and inside Kindle apps for color-enabled computers and portable or hand-held devices.
Overall this is simply a decent collection of some fantastic women portraits paintings for your everyday inspiration.
The following portraits are included:
Leonardo da Vinci- Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani, 1483-1490
Lord Frederic Leighton - Pavonia, 1858
Klimt, Gustave - Judith I, 1901
Peter Paul Rubens - Portrait of Suzana Fourment, 1625
Johannes Vermeer - Girl with a Pearl Earring (c1665)
Jules Lefebvre - Servante (1880)
William Clarke Wontner - An Elegant Beauty
John Singer Sargent - Lady Agnew, c.1892-1893
Giovanni Boldini - Portrait of a Young Woman
Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller - Portrait of a young woman in a landscape
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres - Louise de Broglie, Countess d'Haussonville, 1845
Alfred Steven - Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt
JamesTissot -Young Lady in a Boat
Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Girl with straw hat, 1884
Anthony Frederick Augustus - Love's Shadow
Titian - Portrait of Isabella d'Este
Thomas Gainsborough - The Hon. Mrs. Thomas Graham, 1777-1778
Amedeo Modigliani - Jeanne Hebuterne, 1917
Francesco Hayez - Portrait of Countess Luigia Douglas Scotti d'Adda, 1830
John William Godward - An Auburn Beauty, 1895
Frederic Leighton - A Girl
Vasily Tropinin - A girl with a pot of roses, 1822
Dante Gabriel Rossetti - A Sea Spell, 1877
Karl Bryullov - A Turkish Girl, 1837
Alexandre Cabanel - Albaydé, 1848
William Holman Hunt - Amaryllis
Elisabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun - Self-portrait in a Straw Hat
Alfred Stevens - The Letter
Raphael Kirchner - Vivienne Segal
Alphonse Mucha - Champagne Printer Publisher, 1897