Como seriam algumas pessoas famosas se vivessem no século XXI

Um museu sem dúvida é um local que oferece muito escopo para a imaginação: os maiores monarcas e as maiores figuras históricas que já existiram estão ali retratados, em óleo sobre tela, e às vezes pensamos como eles seriam caso tivessem sido nossos contemporâneos.

No entanto, uma artista resolveu trazê-los de volta à vida: Becca Saladin habilmente reviveu e reimaginou figuras que só vimos em livros, esculturas e pinturas em um trabalho que nos dá um vislumbre de como seriam os líderes lendários e figuras proeminentes se ainda estivessem vivendo entre nós. Veja só o resultado impressionante das combinações que ela elaborou:

25 – Genghis Khan 1162-1227

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Here we are with Genghis Khan, one of the most fascinating rulers in history and the founder of the Mongol Empire. Genghis was also responsible for millions of deaths. This was one that was requested many times over the past week. This is the only portrait of Genghis Khan that was supervised by someone who knew what he looked like – his grandson Khubilai Khan. There are no contemporary portraits of him. Similar to the depiction of Cleopatra, there are differing descriptions on what his coloring was. Some claimed he had red hair and green eyes, others claimed he had features very similar to East Asian populations today. I have to admit – this one challenged me and stretched my skills. This was the oldest and most stylized portrait I’ve ever worked from. Let me know what you think in the comments below! . If you’re interested in a time lapse video of how I created this piece, keep an eye out for my Patreon launch announcement coming this week! ? . Left Portrait: Public Domain, Right Portrait base: Pexels.com . #GenghisKhan #MongolEmperor #MongolEmpire #Mongols #Photoshop #RoyalFamily #History #Khubilai Khan#Royalty #EuropeanArt #EuropeanHistory #AsianArt #AsianArtHistory #Drawing #GraphicDesign #HistoryMemes #Portrait #ArtRestoration #DigitalArt #ArtOnInstagram #HistoryNerd

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24 – Napoleão Bonaparte 1769-1821

23 – Agripina, a Jovem 15 E.C. – 59 E.C.

22 –Jane Austen 1775-1817

21 – Wallis Simpson 1896-1986

20 – Imperatriz Elisabeth da Áustria 1837-1898

19 – Anastasia Romanov 1901 – 1918

18 – Príncipe Albert 1819 – 1861

17 – Mary, rainha da Escócia 1542 – 1587

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The Patreon group has selected Mary, Queen of Scots for the next post! For those of you that have been following me for a long time, this is not my first time posting this queen, but I wanted to re-do my original version using a different portrait this time. This portrait was painted when Mary was between 16 and 18 years old, painted around the time of her wedding to Francis, the Dauphin of France. Honestly, she’s hard to pin down because I’ve seen so many portraits of her and they all look very different. I wouldn’t call Mary beautiful exactly, but she was tall, charming and vivacious according to descriptions. Hope you all enjoy. . . Left Image: Public Domain, Right Image base: My beautiful friend & model, Mallory (@lesfleursdumallory) . As always, if you would like to support my work you can do so by joining the Patreon (www.patreon.com/royaltynow) or in my “Tip Jar” at www.paypalme/royaltynow. Any help is much appreciated.

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16 – Cristina da Dinamarca 1521-1590

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Christina of Denmark, seen here in an original Hans Holbein portrait, lived from 1521 – 1590. Christina was considered as a possible bride for King Henry VIII of England. Christina was not fond of the English King's reputation, given that he had divorced his first wife and beheaded his second wife. Originator of one of the greatest quotes about King Henry in history, Christina famously said "If I had two heads, one should be at the King of England's disposal." What an amazing denial to a marriage proposal. . . . #TudorHistory #ChristinaofDenmark #DanishHistory #DuchessofMilan #ChristinaDuchessofMilan #KingHenryVIII #HistoryofEngland #HistoryofDenmark #beheading #AnneBoleyn #MaryI #TudorEngland #1500s #TudorMarriage #EuropeanHistory #RoyaltyNow #Photoshopping #Photoshop #PhotoManipulation #GraphicDesign

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15 – Anne Bolena 1501 – 1536

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I hope nobody here will get tired of my Anne Boleyn posts…she is my favorite historical figure so you may get quite a few 🙂 Many people asked me last time I posted Anne if I really thought her features (specifically her lips) were really that delicate – and I don’t think they were. Tudor portraiture often de-emphasized these features, so I modified my finished version to reflect what I think is probably her more likely appearance. Since it’s the holiday season, one of my favorite ghost stories is the story of Anne appearing underneath the great oak tree at Hever Castle, her childhood home, every Christmas day. Do you all have a favorite historic ghost story? Hope you all have a great holiday season! ?? . Credit for left image: Wikimedia Commons, United States Public Domain, right image base: © Glenn Francis, www.pacificprodigital.com

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14 – Rainha Isabel de Castela 1452 – 1504

13 – Júlio César 100 A.E.C .- 44 A.E.C.

12 – Rainha Victoria 1819-1901

11 – Abraham Lincoln 1809 – 1865

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A lot of you requested Abraham Lincoln when I asked last week – this one came together so nicely. As most of you know, Abe Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War, its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. He preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the U.S. economy. . I personally don’t see any modern doppelganger – I think he was a really unique looking person. Who do you all think he looks like? . Colorization for left image goes to Marina Amaral (@marinaarts), and Universal History Archive.

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10 – Eleanor de Toledo 1519-1562

9 – Catarina de Aragão 1485 – 1536

8 – Grace Kelly, 1929 – 1982

7 –  Katherine Howard 1523 – 1542

6 –Henry VII 1457 – 1509

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Here we are with Henry VII, the first tudor monarch, a frequent request from you all. Henry was the last king of England to attain the throne in battle after defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485. . I’m really excited about all of the shows/books/media covering the Wars of the Roses that have been coming out in the last 10 years. What’s your favorite show/book about it? I’d love to dive in even further. . Image credit left: Wikimedia Commons, image credit right: J Stone, Shutterstock . #HenryVII #HenryVIII #ElizabethofYork #AnneBoleyn #ElizabethI #ElizabethWoodville #BritishHistory #KingHenryVII #Photoshop #RoyalFamily #History #Royalty #EuropeanArt #EuropeanHistory #Drawing #GraphicDesign #HistoryMemes #Portrait #ArtRestoration #DigitalArt #ArtOnInstagram #HistoryNerd

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5 – Mary I da Inglaterra 1516-1558

4 – Madame du Barry 1743 – 1793

3 – Ingrid Bergman 1915 – 1982

2 – Rainha Nefertiti 1370 A.E.C. – 1330 A.E.C.

1 – Mona Lisa 1479 – 1542

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