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500 years of female portraits

Ever wonder what 500 years of art looked like—in sequence? Artist Philip Scott Johnson picked one subject, female portraiture, and created a captivating 3-minute journey through the many styles painted during the many eras.

Works by Leonardo DaVinci, Boticelli. Raphael, Manet, Renoir, and more are artfully woven together to create a moving history of women’s faces. Especially interesting to watch are the eyes.

How many of the 90 paintings featured can you identify? For a complete list of the masterpieces and the artists who created them, follow this link:

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