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famous joan of arc paintings | Bettmann/Corbis A painting of Joan of Arc by the 19th-century artist ...                                                                                                                                                     More

Tells the story of the farmgirl turned Christian martyr, Joan of Arc, who heard voices encouraging her to secure the throne of France for its rightful heir.

A beautiful tattoo can be a real work of artistry, especially if looks anything like these fifteen that we've rounded up below. Inspired by beautiful flowers, these tattoos add a lovely feminine to...

A beautiful tattoo can be a real work of artistry, especially if looks anything like these fifteen that we& rounded up below. Inspired by beautiful flowers, these tattoos add a lovely feminine to.

Head of Saint John the Baptist by Giovanni Bellini

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Pict warriors: Engravings by Theodore de Bry’s based on paintings by John White found on dornai.com.

The Picts were mediaeval Celtic warriors (both male & female) who fought naked, covered in tattoos of Pictish symbolism.

Young Daughter of the Picts, c.1585, by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues; the ancient Picts were renowned for their body art, hence this fanciful rendition of a woman whose body is decorated with floral designs, symbolising love, beauty and fertility.

Warriors: "Young Daughter of the Picts," Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues, circa watercolour and gouache, touched with gold, on parchment. Photo: Yale Center for British Art.

5 Elizabethan artist John White imagined Picts as noble savages in paintings such as Pictish Man Holding a Human Head.

Drawn by John White Date A Pictish warrior holding a human head; nude, body stained and painted with birds, animals and serpents carrying shield and man's head, with large curved sword Watercolour touched with bodycolour and white over graphite