Born #OTD in 1904, Margaret Bourke-White revolutionized the photography profession by being the first female photographer for Life.com and Fortune, the first authorized Western photographer allowed into the Soviet Union and the first female war photographer to work in combat zones during World War II. She captured the brutality of the Nazi concentration camps, the despair of the Great Depression, the final years of Mahatma Gandhi and the architectural magnificence of the Chrysler Building.
Read more about the “Great Lady with a Camera” via TIME: ti.me/2tdiuzY
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|Sir John Luttell, very odd allegorical portrait|
Hans Eworth (or Ewouts; c. 1520–1574) was a Flemish painter active in England in the mid-16th century. Along with other exiled Flemings, he made a career in Tudor London, painting allegorical images as well as portraits of the gentry and nobility. About 40 paintings are now attributed to Eworth, among them portraits of Mary I and Elizabeth I. He moved to England & made it big painting Tudor nobility.
Peter Paul Rubens (https://twitter.com/PP_Rubens) has posted some gorgeous images so I will not be selfish and keep them all to myself.