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Unfortunate Wives III by hogret Unfortunate Wives III by hogret
Henry VIII had six wives, remembered in sequence as follows:
Divorced, Beheaded, Died. Divorced, Beheaded, Survived.

This is Jane Seymour - Henry's third wife.
He had Anne Boleyn beheaded so that he could marry Jane, who rewarded him by producing a son and heir to the throne - which neither Catherine of Aragon, nor Anne Boleyn had been able to do. She died of childbed fever within days of the birth.

Jane's son barely survived adolescence, so Henry's throne was eventually inherited by Elizabeth, Anne Boleyn's daughter.

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Italian paper, gesso portrait, gel and metal leaf pens, acrylics, aquarelles, tippex.
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myroski Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2009   General Artist
This series is so rich looking, they are beautiful.
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claudiamm37 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2009  Professional General Artist
the anguish in her face that you captured is marvelous! Again you have created a beautiful card.
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Bohemiart Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2009
soooo pretty:heart: and what a interesting theme! you've inspired me :tighthug:
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hogret Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2009
Thank you - high praise indeed, coming from you. I so love your style.
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LauraTringaliHolmes Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2009
The band of the headpiece looks lit (as in lights). Holy cow!
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hogret Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2009
Well, I succombed to using glitter (I don't usually do bling), and I angle a light when I was photographing it so that it would catch the sparkles. Poor woman - needed some shininess in her life!
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LauraTringaliHolmes Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2009
It's a saintly effect. You've brought the ladies to light for me.
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