Portraits of women ready to go out and dance the night away. Albert Braitou-Sala, painter. Living from 1885 to 1972, he left Tunisia and studied at the Académie Julian in Paris.

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“Portrait de Madame Revel.” 1937. © Estate of the Artist. ©La Piscine Museum, Roubaix. Fair use license. via https://information.tv5monde.com/terriennes/breitou-sala-peintre-des-emancipees-de-l-entre-deux-guerres-98508
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“Portrait of Éléna Olmazu.” 1931 Tempera on canvas. © Estate of the artist. In the collections of the La Piscine museum, Roubaix. Fair use license. via https://www.pinterest.com/pin/836262224535215222/
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Portrait. No date. Oil on canvas. Signed on the lower right. © Estate of the Artist. Image © Drouot Estimations, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.drouot-estimations.com/lot/24722/5526564?
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“Portrait de Madame Rina Ketty.” No date. Signed. © Estate of the artist. Image © Gazette Drouot. Fair use license. via https://www.gazette-drouot.com/article/j-attendrai%25E2%2580%25A6/12718

Portraits of late 17th century British children and young people. One with a pet. John Closterman (Klosterman), artist. Living from 1660 to 1711, he specialized in portraits of European noblemen and their families. From Westphalia but painted a great deal in Britain.

"Portrait of David Papillon (1691-1762), full-length, with a bow and arrows and his dog, in a landscape." ca. 1700. Oil on canvas.
“Portrait of David Papillon (1691-1762), full-length, with a bow and arrows and his dog, in a landscape.” ca. 1700. Oil on canvas. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. viahttps://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/john-closterman-osnabruck-1660-1711-london-portrait-of-6043895-details.aspx
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“The Children of John Taylor of Bifrons Park.” 1696. Oil on canvas. Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London. Image © NEIGHBOURHOOD MEDIA LIMITED 2020. Fair use license. via https://theglossarymagazine.com/arts-culture/the-must-see-exhibitions-in-london-this-spring/john-closterman-the-children-of-john-taylor-of-bifrons-park-1696-national-portrait-gallery-john-john-closterman-the-children-of-jo
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Portrait of a boy, full-length, in classical dress, with a greyhound, a wooded landscape beyond. No date. Oil on canvas. Circle of John Closterman. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/circle-of-john-closterman-osnabruck-1660-1711-london-5641730-details.aspx

Portraits of 18th century gentlemen all wearing red. Painted by Italian artist Pompeo Batoni. Living from 1708 to 1787, having him paint your portrait was a prized event for those making a Grand Tour.

"Portrait of a Young Man." ca. 1760-1765.
“Portrait of a Young Man.” ca. 1760-1765. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/435623
"Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon" (1743 - 1827). 1764.
“Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon” (1743 – 1827). 1764. Oil on canvas. Photo credit: Antonia Reeve. Collections of the National Galleries of Scotland. In the public domain. via https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/29887/0/alexander-gordon-4th-duke-gordon-1743-1827?overlay=download
Portrait of Edward Howard (1744–1767).
Portrait of Edward Howard (1744–1767). 18th c. Oil on canvas. Photo credit and image © the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/edward-howard-17441767-30806
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Portrait Of Count Kirill Grigorjewitsch Razumovsky. 18th c. Oil on canvas. In the public domain. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/portrait-of-count-kirill-grigorjewitsch-razumovsky-pompeo-batoni.html?product=poster

Portraits from just a little bit back in time. American.William McGregor Paxton, portraitist (1868-1941). Co-founder of The Guild of Boston Artists.

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“The Crystal.” No date. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.kaifineart.com/williammcgregorpaxton
"The White Veranda (Mrs. Paxton." 1902.
“The White Veranda (Mrs. Paxton.” 1902. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:William_McGregor_Paxton_(1869-1941)_The_White_Veranda_1902.jpg
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“The Breakfast.” 1911. Private collection. In the public domain due to age. via http://gandalfsgallery.blogspot.com/2009/12/william-mcgregor-paxton-breakfast-1911.html
"Penumbra." 1915.
“Penumbra.” 1915. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.artistsandart.org/2010/10/impressionist-painter-william-mcgregor.html
"The Embroidered Jacket." No date.
“The Embroidered Jacket.” No date. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.kaifineart.com/williammcgregorpaxton

Portraits of children by Dutch portraitist Thomas de Keyser. Living from around 1596 to 1667, he was the most in demand if you wanted to be immortalized until Rembrandt came along.

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Portrait of a young boy. 17th c. Dutch. In the public domain. via http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2014/08/a-boy-and-his-dog.html
"Group Portrait of Three Brothers." ca. 1627-32.
“Group Portrait of Three Brothers.” ca. 1627-32. Oil on pan el. Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. In the public domain. via https://www.liveinternet.ru/users/4248621/post464103778/

Very well dressed princelings, painted by Jean Ranc. Living from 1674 to 1735, he was a French painter who mostly painted portraits. Serving in the French court, after Louis XIV’s grandson became king of Spain he painted there.

"El infante don Felipe de Borbon y Farnesio." 1725.
“El infante don Felipe de Borbon y Farnesio.” 1725. Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest. Cc0 License 4.0. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Felipe_I_de_Parma_en_su_infancia,_por_Jean_Ranc.JPG
"María Ana Victoria de Borbón, niña." July-December, 1725.
“María Ana Victoria de Borbón, niña.” July-December, 1725. Collection of the Museo del Prado, Madrid. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ranc_-_Mar%C3%ADa_Ana_Victoria_de_Borb%C3%B3n.jpg
"Fernando VI of Spain." 18th c.
“Fernando VI of Spain.” ca. 1723. Oil on canvas. Image © 2019. Museo Nacional del Prado. Fair use license. via https://www.museodelprado.es/en/the-collection/art-work/ferdinand-vi-as-a-boy/fc121d71-6460-48dd-ab1d-5ecd903fa888

Ladies from the 1830’s dressed to kill. French. Alexandre-Jean Dubois-Drahonet, artist (1791-1834). Mostly doing portraits, he also liked to sketch various national and military costumes.

La Duchesse de Berry dans son grand salon du pavillon de Marsan au palais des Tuileries , Paris, salon de 1827, Alexandre-Jean Dubois-Drahonnet
“La Duchesse de Berry dans son grand salon du pavillon de Marsan au palais des Tuileries.” 1827. In the public domain due to age. via http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2019/12/two-ladies-two-gentlemen.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&ut
Portrait with a tartan sash, presumably of a Scottish lady. No date.
Portrait with a tartan sash, presumably of a Scottish lady. No date. via http://www.findartinfo.com/english/art-pictures/4/150/0/Painting/page/4522.html
"Queen Victoria when a Girl." Signed and dated 1832.
“Queen Victoria when a Girl.” Signed and dated 1832. Commissioned by King William IV. Image © Royal Collection trust. Fair use license. via https://www.rct.uk/collection/407006/queen-victoria-1819-1901-when-a-girl

More interesting headwear, this time by Dutch painter Jan Adam Kruseman. Living from 1804 to 1862, he is known for his portraits though he also painted landscapes and genre scenes.

"Salomé met het hoofd van Johannes de Doper." ca. 1861.
“Salomé met het hoofd van Johannes de Doper.” ca. 1861. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jan_Adam_Kruseman_-_Salom%C3%A9_met_het_hoofd_van_Johannes_de_Doper_001.JPG
"Portrait of Alida Christina Assink." 1833.
“Portrait of Alida Christina Assink.” 1833. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. In the public domain. via https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/rijksstudio/artists/jan-adam-kruseman/objects#/SK-C-1672,0
"Portrait of a Lady." 1829.
“Portrait of a Lady.” 1829. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam. In the public domain because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jan_Adam_Kruseman_-_Portrait_of_a_Lady_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
Portrait of Catharina Elisabeth Rente Linsen. 1831.
Portrait of Catharina Elisabeth Rente Linsen. 1831. Collection of the Teylers Museum, Haarlem. Image © 1996-2019, Amazon.com, Inc. via https://www.amazon.com/Kruseman-Portrait-Catharina-Elisabeth-Reproduction/dp/B07MP42H9Z

Portraits of Eleonora Gonzaga de Mantua as a little girl. Living from 1598 to 1655, she grew up, got married and ended up Holy Roman Empress in Vienna.

Portrait of Eleonora of Mantua as a Child. 1605.
Portrait of Eleonora of Mantua as a Child. 1605. Oil on canvas. Hans Frans Pourbus the younger, artist (1569–1622). Collection of the Palazzo Pitti, Florence. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eleonora_Gonzaga_by_Frans_Pourbus_the_Younger_(Galeria_Palatina).jpg
Portrait of Eleonore von Gonzaga. 1600-1601. Oil on canvas.
Portrait of Eleonore von Gonzaga. 1600-1601. Oil on canvas. Probably painted by Peter Paul Rubens. Collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleonora_Gonzaga_(1598%E2%80%931655)#/media/File:Eleonora_Gonzaga_001.jpg

Borbón ladies of Spain with interesting things in their hair. One twice. All painted by Francisco Goya who has ended up far more famous than the ladies he painted.

Portrait of María Luisa de Borbón y Vallabriga. 1801. Oil on canvas.
Portrait of María Luisa de Borbón y Vallabriga. 1801. Oil on canvas. Francisco Goya, artist (1746-1828). Collection of the Uffizi Gallery, Florence. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Retrato_de_Mar%C3%ADa_Luisa_de_Borb%C3%B3n_y_Vallabriga_por_Francisco_Goya.jpg
María Teresa Borbón y Vallabriga, Princesa de la Paz. Condesa de Chinchón. Lived from 1780 to 1828.
María Teresa Borbón y Vallabriga, Princesa de la Paz. Condesa de Chinchón. 1808. Oil on canvas. Francisco Goya, artist (1746-1828). Image ® Real Academia de la Historia 2018. Fair use license. via https://enacademic.com/dic.nsf/enwiki/973696
María Teresa de Borbón y Vallabriga, later Condesa de Chinchón. 1783.
María Teresa de Borbón y Vallabriga, later Condesa de Chinchón. 1783. Oil on canvas. Francisco Goya, artist (1746-1828). Image © 2019 National Gallery of Art Washington DC. Fair use license. via https://www.nga.gov/collection/art-object-page.52267.html