Joos van Cleve paints Elenora

Joos van Cleve, c. 1530, Portrait of Elenora, Queen of France. van Cleve was active in Antwerp, Netherlands, around 1511 to 1540. Combined traditional Netherlandish with Renaissance painting styles. Stunning record of jewelry and costume.Joos_van_Cleve_003

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About kinneret

Hello, and welcome. I'm writing this blog under an alias. Why an alias? I started to write what may be described as an "American Gothic" novel (sort of Henry James/ Franz Kafka with violence) with some autobiographical details. ..when I started this blog I just decided to use the alias. This blog is about art and art history, but my interests also include literature, film analysis, psychology, forensic psychology, faerie tale analysis, cognitive therapy, cognitive linguistics, classical theater, World War II, and Russian and British history. My favorite writers include Kafka, the Brontes, and Philip K Dick. Thank you for reading this blog and I will happily reply to any comments.
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