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MPs Blow £250,000 of Public Money on Portraits of Themselves? Time to Derail the Gravy Train

Queen Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (1819-1901) by Charles Brocky in 1841. Queen Victoria reigns to-day because of her direct descent, through James the 1st, from Mary Queen of Scots, the mother of that king. On the Hanover side she can claim an ancestry more ancient & illustrious than this. Her understanding of politics was limited & her tutelage in the art of governing as an impartial constitutional monarch began under her 1st prime minister William Lamb 2nd Viscount Melbourne.

"All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome." - George Orwell (274... by ~MMozolewski ☯)

Artist threatened with lawsuits if she sells nude Donald Trump painting

Ashley 'Ilma' Gore (b. 1992, Australian/American), "Make American Great Again" [Uncensored Version], Colored Pencils, (2016), by: "Mayfair Maddox Gallery", London, (Uk) ~ [Donald Trump nude Painting].

Female Tumbler (Oil painting)

Iran 1800's "When a new dynasty, the Qajars, emerged at the end of the eighteenth century, portraits in oils began to assume a highly political function. The founder of the dynasty, Agha Muhammad (died 1797), had been castrated as youth by his father's enemies, and his successor, Fath 'Ali Shah (ruled 1797-1834), was keen to emphasize his masculinity. As a way of doing this, he commissioned numerous portraits of himself that showed him as slim-waisted, youthful...Female Tumbler (Oil) | V&A

Self Portrait - Rosalyn Drexler

Edward Sutcliffe (UK: 1978) - Portrait of Glenda Jackson (British Labour Party politician and former actress)

Tell her i'll be waiting, in the usual place. See you in May Mr Ferry... Update-See this man Live -Amazing!!

England's Charles II at age 55 - they didn't call him "The Merry Monarch" for nothing...most of England's bluebloods are related, one way or another.

Woman Reading with Mother-in-Law's Tongue (1935). Albert Reuss (Budapest-born, Austrian, English, 1889-1976). Oil on canvas. Newlyn Art Gallery.