ahh forgive me I'm commenting on your pieces left and right but I love your work . And I appreciate your includence of history throughout your art .. Eleanor is one of the strongest , wisest and most beautiful women in history and you pictured her brilliantly
This really shows that not all women in Medieval Christendom were sheep. Some of them ruled, and some ruled with iron fists, like empress Theodora......someone else you should really draw! She was an important Dark Ages Figure!
Wonderful, not only in skill, but in period detail. I recognize the vase from a book I have: a wedding gift from Eleanor to her first husband, Louis VII of France. This picture almost suggests that this is Eleanor captured in the moment of presenting that gift. Stunningly well done.