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Bertel Thorvaldsen (ca.1770-1844) was a Danish sculptor of international fame, who spent most of his life (1789–1838) in Italy. Portrait by Carl Joseph Begas, ca. 1820.

Intriguing portraits created without faces

Henrietta Harris is an artist and illustrator from New Zealand who has created a series of seemingly unfinished portraits. Each drawing is a portrait with the subjects face missing — instead, the crisp black and white images are focused on fine lines and clean shapes. The hair on the subjects is incredibly detailed but the facial area of the image is completely blank. For more of her work, check out Harris’ website.

Juan de Valdés Leal ~ "Vanitas". Juan de Valdés Leal (Sevilla, 4 de mayo de 1622 - ibídem, 15 de octubre de 1690) fue un pintor y grabador barroco español.

Powerful Portraits Spotlight Black and Brown Women of New York

"Rosie" - Tim Okamura (Canadian, b. 1968), oil on canvas board, 2014 {figurative art strong female standing African-American black woman grunge painting detail drips #loveart} timokamura.com