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by Sir Joshua Reynolds,painting,circa 1756-1757

Este autómata programable mecánico en forma de niño dibujante compuesto por 6000 piezas, es sin lugar a dudas el primer ordenador, y fue co...

"Las grandes obras son hechas no con la fuerza, sino con la perseverancia" Samuel Johnson

Portrait of the famous traveller, writer and advocate of innoculation, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762)." 1717-1718. Artist unknown.

Sir Henry Raeburn Colonel Alastair Ranaldson Macdonell of Glengarry (1771 - 1828) exhibited 1812

Voltaire (1694 - 1778) Category: French Literature Born: November 7, 1694 Paris, France Died: May 30, 1778 Paris, France

Les harpistes aka Les Mademoiselles d’Orléans. Jean-Antoine-Théodore Giroust (French, 1753-1817). Oil on canvas. The girl, age 14, playing the harp is Louise Marie Adélaide Eugènie d’Orléans, the daughter of the Duc d’Orléans. She wears the Phrygian hat, a symbol of the French revolution. The harp teacher is Madame de Genlis, celbrated harpist, writer, educator and governess. Turning the pages is la belle Pamela, Madame de Genlis’ adopted (or possibly actual) daughter.