Sunday, 27 August 2017

Medieval portraits ...

... I think, were I to chase the commonfolk around make make portraits of them thorough history indeed, it would look something like this .......

Blacksmith, Spain, 1407

Pauper woman with turnip, Paris, 1196

A printer's assistant taking a nap behind the shop, Holland, 1677

Battling nuns of Hungary, outside Debrecen, 1339

Croatian knight-borderman, Istria, 1371

A French soldier for hire, outside Bergerac, 1416