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Last muse of Picasso Jacqueline Roque

Last muse of Picasso Jacqueline Roque

Last muse of Picasso Jacqueline Roque, 1954

Last muse of Picasso Jacqueline Roque was the seventh muse of a great Spanish artist. Jacqueline Roque (February 24, 1927 – October 15, 1986) became the second wife of Pablo Picasso. For 11 years of their marriage he created more than 400 portraits of her. Pablo Picasso and Jacqueline Roque met the year Francoise had left Picasso. Jacqueline actually saved him from loneliness and old age. When they first met, she was 26, he was – over 70. She was a young divorced woman with a young daughter Catherine.
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Dora Maar and Pablo Picasso

Dora Maar and Pablo Picasso

Dora Maar and Pablo Picasso. Dora

Dora Maar and Pablo Picasso

The fifth muse of Picasso was Dora Maar. She was a different type of woman: smart, thin, nervous, unbalanced. Dora Maar came into the artist’s work as a crying woman. She was known in the bohemian circles as a French surrealist photographer, poet and artist who worked in advertising. Dora Maar and Pablo Picasso had been in relationships for nearly 10 years.
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Marie-Therese Walter and Picasso

Marie-Therese Walter and Picasso, sketch by Pablo Picasso, 1927

Marie-Therese Walter and Picasso. Marie-Therese Walter, sketch by Pablo Picasso, 1927

Marie-Therese Walter and Picasso.
Marie-Therese Walter was the fourth muse of Pablo Picasso, and their relations lasted for eight years. Picasso met beautiful 17-year-old Marie-Therese in 1927. He was 45, and he was still married to Russian ballerina Olga Khokhlova. The prudent and quite stiff artist’s wife felt that she tied her husband with “lasso of prosperous bourgeois life.” But Olga did not understand what exactly the artist needed, it was freedom, which Olga could not give him. French beauty Marie-Therese became the fourth woman that inspired the free and innovative artist. Period associated with Marie-Therese Walter, was a very special, both in style and in color, compared to the previously created paintings. Masterpieces of the period of Marie Walter, especially before the birth of the child, are the pinnacle of his career. The paintings were full of the energy of love, freedom, joy, and happiness.
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Russian beauty Valentina Zelyaeva

Russian beauty Valentina Zelyaeva

Russian beauty Valentina Zelyaeva

Russian beauty Valentina Zelyaeva was born on October 11th, 1982 in a Siberian town Ulan-Ude. Valentina’s father was serving in the army, and her mother graduated from a pedagogical college to become a teacher. When Valentina was 7, her parents moved to Moscow. Valentina never thought of a modeling career. All happened by chance – on her way to the University an agent came up to the beautiful 16-year-old Valentina and asked her if she wanted to be a model. She didn’t took him seriously. Two years later Valentina heard about Elite Model Look contest on a radio. Valentina’s friends encouraged her to try a chance. Tall, slim and beautiful blonde Valentina was chosen among thousands of girls, she was invited to Tokyo for a couple of months. The intention to stay in Japan for 2 month turned into 2 years.
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Unique Icons by Angelica Artyomenko

Unique Icons by Angelica Artyomenko

Unique Icons by Angelica Artyomenko, beautiful Moscow based artist

Unique Icons by Angelica Artyomenko.

Beautiful young artist Angelica Artyomenko creates Orthodox icons of great beauty. She works in her own technology with the use of some techniques of old Russian pearl embroidery (the same as in the imperial Russia when the royal robes were embroidered and decorated with beads). Faces of Saints Angelica paints herself on a thin canvas, by episcopal blessing. Then hand embroiders and decorates Saints Images with Japanese beads, pearls, natural stones (carnelian, amethyst, lapis lazuli, garnet, pearl, etc.), church spool cords, metallic gold thread, sequins and stones of jewelry faceting.
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Barbie Thai boxing champion Ekaterina Vandaryeva

Barbie Thai boxing champion Ekaterina Vandaryeva

Barbie Thai boxing champion Ekaterina Vandaryeva

Barbie Thai boxing champion Ekaterina Vandaryeva.

Beautiful Belarusian Muay Thai Boxing champion Ekaterina Vandaryeva is often called Barbie boxer. She was born on January 20, 1991, in a small town of Minsk region. Before joining Thai boxing, the girl had been involved in volleyball, athletics, self-defense. She graduated from the school of choreography. Barbie Thai boxer Ekaterina Vandaryeva came to the one of most severe and bloody sports at the age of 16, in 2007. She was trained in the Minsk club “Kick Fighter”. Her first coaches were world and European champions Andrei Kulebin and Andrei Kotsur. That was them, who have made ​​her the champion.
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Medieval and Renaissance beauties in engravings

Medieval and Renaissance beauties in engravings

Medieval and Renaissance beauties in engravings. Lady Clementina Augusta Wellington Villiers (1824–58)

Medieval and Renaissance beauties in engravings, a gallery of British Queens. In the Medieval times children from royal and noble families were married at a young age. Usually girls were as young as 12 when they married, and boys as young as 14. The first recorded age-of-consent law dates back 800 years. In 1275, in England, Westminster 1 statute, made it a misdemeanor to “ravish” a “maiden within age,” whether with or without her consent. “Within age” was the age of marriage, which at the time was 12 years of age. There were authorities who claimed that consent could take place earlier. For many noble-born or royal women, marriage often took place at a young age. There are many instances or very young girls being betrothed and married under the age of 10 years old.
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