Thursday, October 8, 2009

12 Powerful Women Throughout History

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Marie Antoinette (The Extravagant Queen)
All of the portraits are inspired by the styles and fashions of each monarch and are reinterpreted into a contemporary visual narrative." -Alexia Sinclair
Christina of Sweden (The Androgynous Queen)
Catherine the Great (The Enlightened Empress)
Elizabeth I (The Virgin Queen)
Alexandra Romanov (The Last Czarina)
Elizabeth Bathory (The Countess of Blood)
Olympias (The Sorcerous)
Boudica (The Celtic Queen)
Eleanor of Aquitaine (The Eagle)
Isabella of Spain (The Catholic)
Agrippina (The Poisoness)
Cleopatra (The Seductress)
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I like Boudica and not because she's topless in a kilt--but because her countenance has an aura of determination and bravery all while retaining a trace of femininity. And by "femininity", I mean "topless in a kilt".
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