sábado, junio 13, 2009

100 portaits * Joan of Arc * France


Joan of Arc * France
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Jeanne d’Arc,
her name in the original French, was responsible for both repelling English invaders from her homeland and assisting Charles VII in succeeding to the throne of France.
She is a Catholic saint. The only known portrait that she sat for was destroyed, so all we have are renditions.
Date: 1876.
Artist: Eugene Thirion.

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