For Grandfather’s Day, which will take place on Sunday, October 6, 2013, I invite you to discover painted portraits of famous grandfathers who have made their mark on history. Tribute to the great men of all times!
Léon Bonnat, “Portrait of Victor Hugo,” 1879. Oil on canvas, conserved above the office of Henri Guaino (Elysee Palace, Paris 8). ) (source: http://www.tak.fr/lart-detre-grand-pere/ )
) Charles Darwin (source: http://www.larousse.fr/encyclopedie/personnage/Darwin/115722 )
Charles de Coubertin
Self-portrait of Charles de Coubertin as a painter, 1878
) Oil on canvas (54x65cm) (source: http://decoubertin.info/fr/table-des-matieres/oeuvres-dart-selectionnees/charles-de-coubertin/ )
Giuseppe Arcimboldo, self-portrait around 1575; 23 x 15.7 cm; ) Prague (source: http://peinture.video-du-net.fr/giuseppe-arcimboldo.php )