Paintings of people who may not have been that dressed up. History paintings by Édouard Cibot (1799-1877). Painted a lot of sacred art, too.

Anne_Boleyn_London_Tower
“Anne de Boleyn à la Tour de Londres, dans les premiers moments de son arrestation” (Anne Boleyn in the Tower). 1835. Collections of the Musée Rolin. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anne_Boleyn_London_Tower.jpg
Funeral_of_Godfrey_of_Bouillon
“Funeral of Godfrey of Bouillon on the Mount of Calvary, at Jerusalem (July 23, 1100).” ca. 1842. Oil on canvas. Source; art.com. Collections of the Palace of Versailles. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Funeral_of_Godfrey_of_Bouillon.jpg
Le_Compromis_des_nobles_en_1566-Edouard_de_Biefve-MBA_Lyon-2014.jpeg
“Le Compromis des nobles en 1566. Réplique, 1849.” 1849. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Musée des beaux-arts de Liège. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Le_Compromis_des_nobles_en_1566-Edouard_de_Biefve-MBA_Lyon-2014.jpeg

Leave a Reply