Archangel Michael by Angelos Akotantos, a 15th-century icon painter who lived and worked at Handaca (Heraklion), Crete, Republic of Venice. He was the first hagiographer to sign his name on his icons: "Χειρ Αγγέλου" -- "By hand of Angelos." He is the most important Greek painter of the first half 15th century when the center of Byzantine art is transferred from Constantinople, to the capital of Crete, as a result of the fall of Constantinople in 1453.
Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (French, Paris 1755-1842). The Prince Henryk Lubomirski as Love of Glory, 1788. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (74.4) | This work is exhibited in the “Vigée Le Brun: Woman Artist in Revolutionary France.” exhibition, on view through May 15, 2016. #VigeeLeBrun