New study/ Renaissance: Medici children suffered from rickets -- due to vitamin D deficiency. Because of their wealth and privilege, they didn't go outside much.
Elisabeth of France (1602–1644) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marie Antoinette--thus painting is so beautiful. It almost looks like a photograph!
Firenze Uffizi, 2009 - Portret van Giovan Carlo Dei Medici in tien jaar als een ridder van Malta
1550s Catherine de' Medici (1519-89), Queen of France (1547-59) after Clouet
The last Medici Grand Duke to produce children, Cosimo III de' Medici (1642-1723) - father of Gian Gastone and Anna Maria Luisa. Artist, Justus Sustermans
Portrait Of Ursula Rudolph Barthel Beham
Queen Anne Stuart Of England, sister of Mary II, becomes Queen regent of England, Scotland and Ireland after William III died in a riding accident, on this day 8th March, 1702.. Despite seventeen pregnancies, Anne died without surviving children and was the last monarch of the House of Stuart. She was succeeded by her second cousin George I of Hanover
It's About Time: Portraits of women attributed to Giovanni Battista Moroni c 1520–1578