★ Maternal Bond – Mother and Child in Art
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★ Maternal Bond – Mother and Child in Art

★ It’s Mother’s Day here in the UK – that day when we take the time to say ‘thank you’ for all the kissed-better cuts and scrapes, laundered clothes, home-cooked meals, and ever-loving shoulder to cry on. There’s an old saying that… Continue reading

★ Maria Amalia of Austria by van Meytens
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★ Maria Amalia of Austria by van Meytens

★ On this day in 1746, Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria was born at the Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna. The eighth child of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria and Emperor Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, she was also… Continue reading