Regency era ladies painted by portraitist John James Masquerier who lived from 1778 to 1855. British, he was of Huguenot descent. Studied art in Paris and in London.

Portrait of Frances Mary Richardson Currer  of Eshton Hall. 1807. British. Image source: ncbpt.org.uk. Private collection. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via  https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Frances_Mary_Richardson_Currer_1807.PNG
Portrait of Eliza, Lady Becher (1791-1872). ca. 1815. British. Oil on canvas. Given to the National Portrait Gallery in 1877. Collections of the National Portrait Gallery. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eliza,_Lady_Becher_by_John_James_Masquerier.jpg
Full length portrait of Lady Hamilton, sitting by the window on a couch, directed to the left, looking upwards at the moon, window overlooking the ocean. 1806. Mezzotint made by William Say after John James Masquerier. Image © The Trustees of the British Museum. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/image/949834001
Half-length portrait of Miss O’Neill, sitting, directed to the front, facing and looking to the left, arms at her side, sharl partly covering her right arm. 1816. British. Mezzotint printed in colors. Print made by William Say after John James Masquerier. Daniel Cox, publisher. Image © The Trustees of the British Museum. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/P_1837-0513-189

Portraits of British women and girls. Archibald George Barnes, artist (1887-1972). Inspired by the work of John Singer Sargent and Charles Sims.

“The yellow kimono.” 20th c. Signed on the lower left. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://books0977.tumblr.com/page/4
“The Purple Cloche.” 20th c. British. Oil on canvas. Indistinctly signed “Barnes” on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-5956260
“Innocence.” 20th c. British. Signed on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2021 Panter and Hall. Fair use license. via https://www.panterandhall.com/products/innocence?variant=33001703342213

Portraits of Renaissance ladies, painted by painter and draughtsman Nicolas Neufchatel or Neufchâtel known as “Lucidel” (ca. 1527-c.1590). Flemish but he mostly painted in Germany. A leading portraitist of the 1560s.


Portrait of a lady, possibly Margaretha Mertha, wife of Hendrik Pilgram, three-quarter length, wearing black with gold chains. 16th c. Oil on panel. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/old-master-paintings/portrait-of-a-lady-possibly-margaretha-mertha-wife
Portrait of Susanna Stefan (died in 1594), Wife of Wolfgang Furter of Nuremberg. ca, 1561. Oil on canvas. Collections of the National Gallery, London. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nicolas_de_Neufch%C3%A2tel_-Portrait_of_a_Young_Lady-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
Portrait of a noblewoman. 1567. Oil on canvas. Unsigned. Titled on the upper right and dated 1567. Image © Brady Hart Gallery. Fair use license. via http://www.bradyhart.com/nicolas-neufchatel-royal-beauty

Ladies in red velvet dresses. Different artists and countries and different times.

Louisa Anne Beresford (nee Stuart), Marchioness of Waterford. 1859-1860. British. Oil on canvas. Francis Grant, painter (1803-1878). Collections of the National Portrait Gallery, London. Cc0 License. via https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw06604/Louisa-Anne-Beresford?
“Kniende Stifterin” (detail). 1450-1460. Early Netherlandish. Tempera and oil on panel. Petrus Christus, painter (1410/1420-1475/1476). Collections of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Petrus_Christus_004_detail.jpg
Portrait of Marguerite Stern. 1889. French. Charles-Auguste-Emile Durand known as Carolus-Duran, artist (1837-1917). Collections of the Musee du Petit Palais, Paris. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.artrenewal.org/artists/carolus-duran/7598

Portraits of women by Polish-born French painter Moïse Kisling. Living from 1891 to 1953, he served in the French Foreign Legion during World War I. Mostly painted in Paris.

Portrait of Rénée Kisling. 20th c. Polish/French. Collections of the National Gallery of Foreign Art, Sofia, Bulgaria. © Estate of the artist. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Portrait_of_R%C3%A9n%C3%A9e_Kisling.jpg
Portrait of a woman. Painted in 1926. Polish/French. Oil on canvas. Signed “Kisling” on the lower left. © Estate of the artist. Image © Christies and lotsearch.net Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/moise-kisling-1891-1953-46295641
Portrait. 20th c. Polish/French. Signed on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://www.tuttartpitturasculturapoesiamusica.com/2015/06/Moise-Kisling.html#more

Baroque portraits of 17th century ladies, some with children too. English. John Michael Wright, painter. Living from 1617 to 1694, Wright trained in Edinburgh under the Scots painter George Jamesone.

Portrait of Jane Monins (c.1640-99), three-quarter length, in a blue and gold dress. 17th c. English. Oil on canvas. Image © 2020 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/the-family-collection-of-the-late-countess-mountbatten-of-burma/portrait-of-jane-monins-c-1640-99-three-quarter
Portrait of Mrs. Salesbury with her grandchildren Edward and Elizabeth Bagot. 1675-1676. English. John Michael Wright. Collections of the Tate Galleries. Cco License. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/john-michael-wright-614
Portrait of Mary Villiers, Duchess of Lennox and Richmond (1622-1685), half-length, in a blue dress, her left hand resting on an Ouroboros, with her children, Esmé (1649-1660) and Mary (1651-1668). Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-5630073

Portraits of court ladies including two portraits of the Empress Josephine. François Gérard, painter. Living from 1770 to 1837, he was born in Rome but later painted in France. Studied under Jacques-Louis David.

“Portrait de Juliette Récamier”. 1805. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Musée Carnavalet, Paris. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fran%C3%A7ois_G%C3%A9rard_-Madame_R%C3%A9camier-_WGA08597.jpg
Empress Josephine. 1801. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Hermitage, Saint Petersburg. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.arthermitage.org/Francois-Gerard/Portrait-of-Josephine.html
Empress Josephine. 1806. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Chateau Fontainebleau. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via http://www.gogmsite.net/empire-napoleonic-and-roman/subalbum-empress-josephine/josephine-de-beauharnais-by.html
Portrait of Baronesse Mathieu de Favier, Marquise de Jaucourt. Undated. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-4684750

Portraits of British women and girls painted by Scottish artist Thomas Martine Ronaldson (1881–1942).

“Summer.” 1928. Scottish. Signed on the lower right. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://www.reddit.com/r/museum/comments/6bmck9/thomas_martine_ronaldson_summer_1928/
Anna Katrina Zinkeisen. ca. 1924. Scottish. Oil on canvas. Collections of and © National Galleries of Scotland, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/anna-katrina-zinkeisen-214403
“Lesley in the Studio/The Painter’s Daughter.” 1923. Oil on canvas. Scottish. Photo credit, collections and © Falmouth Art Gallery. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/lesley-in-the-studio-14625

Portraits of the Empress Josephine of France. French. Firmin Massot, artist. Living from 1766 to 1849, he was from Switzerland but also painted in France.

Portrait of the Empress Josephine of France (1763-1814), bust-length, wearing a white muslin dress Bust length portrait of the Empress Josephine of France wearing a white muslin dress. ca. 1804-1810. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/a-mayfair-pied-a-terre-an-interior-by-alidad/portrait-of-the-empress-josephine-of-france-1763
Portrait of Josephine de Beauharnais. 1812. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Hermitage, Saint Petersburg. Image in the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Firmin_Massot_-_Jos%C3%A9phine_de_France_full.jpeg

Members of the house of Medici in ruffs that look very itchy. Flemish. Justus Sustermans (Joost Sustermans or Suttermans), artist. Living from 1597 to 1681, he is mostly known for his portraits of the Medici whose court painter he was.


Portrait of Archduchess Maria Magdalena of Austria. 17th c. Flemish artist working in Florence. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Museums Boijmans. Image ©  Museums Boijmans. Fair use license. via https://www.boijmans.nl/index.php/en/collection/artworks/2968/portrait-of-archduchess-maria-magdalena-of-austria
Portrait of Ferdinando II de Medici (1610-70).” 17th c. Flemish artist working in Florence. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Palazzo Pitti, Florence. Image source gallerix.org. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://gallerix.org/storeroom/79996/N/940/
Portrait of the Archduchess Anna de Medici (1616-1676) with a lap dog. 17th c. Flemish artist painting in Florence. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Image © Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://rkd.nl/en/explore/images/295394