An exploration of beauty
An exploration of female beauty throughout the ages
Love, Hope, and Beauty struggling with Time
Colourised engraving of the allegorical figures of Love, Hope and Beauty struggling with the figure of Time. Original black and white engraving by John Smith after Simon Vouet found at the digitised archive of the Wellcome Library, London.
1822, Sitting Beauty
Colourised engraving from 1822. The original engraving comes from Aedes Althorpianae or Account of the mansion, books, and pictures, at Althorp; the residence of George John, earl Spencer, K.G.
Colourised anatomy engraving from 1685 by Gérard de Lairesse. Original black and white engraving found at the digitised archive of the Wellcome Library, London.