Portraits by French artist Jean Fouquet. Living from 1420 to 1481, he was on the cusp of the Renaissance as it came in. The gentlemen in red, blue and gold immaculately well behaved but the lady posing as the Virgin Mary being the mistress of the gentleman in the other picture . . . whether that’s his baby she is holding we don’t get to know . . . . .more’s the pity. . .

"Étienne Chevalier and Saint Stephen." 1452-58.
“Étienne Chevalier and Saint Stephen.” 1452-58. Oil on oak wood. Collection of the Gemäldegalerie der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin. In the public domain due to age. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jean_Fouquet_006.jpg.
"Madonna lactans." (Agnes Sorel). 1452-58.
“Madonna lactans.” (Agnes Sorel). 1452-58. Oil on panel. Collection of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fouquet_Madonna.jpg
Charles VII of France. 1445-50.
Charles VII of France. 1445-50. Oil on panel. Collection of the Louvre Museum, Paris. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KarlVII.jpg
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