Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits
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Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits 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!

Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

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/ )

Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

) Charles Darwin (source: http://www.larousse.fr/encyclopedie/personnage/Darwin/115722 )

Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

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/ )

Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

) Mr Tawiti T. Emmanuel, painter and sculptor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Verviers (Belgium) (source: Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

Giuseppe Arcimboldo, self-portrait around 1575; 23 x 15.7 cm; ) Prague (source: http://peinture.video-du-net.fr/giuseppe-arcimboldo.php )

Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

) Ludwig van Beethoven by Joseph Karl Stiele 1820 (source: Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

) Napoleon Bonaparte by Antoine-Jean Gros 1802 (source: Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

) Christopher Columbus (source: Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

) Charles Dickens by Charles Baugniet 1858 (source: Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

) Benjamin Franklin by Joseph Siffred Duplessis (source: Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

) Galileo by Domenico Robusti 1605 (source: Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

) Henry VIII by Hans Holbein The Younger 1536 (source: Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

) Michelangelo by Jacopo del Conte 16th century (source: Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart by Barbara Krafft 1819 (source: Celebrating Grandfathers: Celebrity Portraits

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