500 Years of Female Portrait Painting in Art

15 Aug 2012
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Philip Scott Johnson took portrait painting depictions of women spanning 500 years of Western art and assembled them into this incredible animation video. It makes you realize how many amazing portrait artists are out there and how beautiful and powerful their work is--and has been--for centuries. Enjoy!

Click here for a complete list of artists and paintings.

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Tankardina wrote
on 26 Aug 2012 4:33 PM

The video`s okey, but the funny fact is that the first portrait depicts a man, not a woman))) It`s a 12th century icon of Archangel Gabriel also known as Angel with Golden Hair)

Jon Hul wrote
on 30 Nov 2012 10:01 PM

Intersting video! Enjoyed watching it! 

- Jon Hul

E.D. wrote
on 30 Jan 2015 6:57 PM

Very cool.