False Historic Myths
Okay, so I thought it was about time to gather some of the most believed myths and rumours about historical people that are simply not true. Here we go:
Marie Antoinette never said “Let them eat cake!”. The phrase was first published in the memoirs of Jean-Jacques Rousseau…
Francisco Goya, Portrait of Maria Teresa de Vallabriga on Horseback, 1783
‘Harry Potter’ Book Covers Recreated As Minimalistic Mesmerizing GIFs
by designer and illustrator Jace Martinez
Stavronikita: the Sinking World, Andreas Franke
Angelica Kauffmann. Detail from Portrait of Eleanor, Countess of Lauderdale, 1781.
"Portrait of Pauline Bonaparte" (1808) (detail) by Marie-Guillemine Benoist (1656-1746).