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History is written by the victors. Portraits are created by the artists as their subjects wish to be remembered.


Was young Eliza actually part horse? Was she a strange sort of Centaur such as we've heard of in stories of Greek mythology? Was this portrait an accurate representation of the young noble girl?


If we believe in what we're viewing, then we must accept the truth of her differences.


Renaissance art portrait girl horse

Horse Girl and her Journey through the Renaissance

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