Detail of Roxelana in our decorative panel of Persian portraits. Available from Iksel.com

Detail of Roxelana in our decorative panel of Persian portraits.

Portrait of a woman, possibly Haseki Hürrem Sultan, called Roxelana (1506-1558), bust-length, in Ottoman costume, with a jewelled headdress

Titian - Portrait of a woman, possibly Haseki Hürrem Sultan, called Roxelana bust-length, in Ottoman costume, with a jewelled headdress;

1454-1510 Tizian (aka Tiziano Vercellio) "Portrait of Caterina Cornaro wife of King James II of Cyprus, dressed as St. Catherine".  More proof of the tradition of royalty being painted as saints and diety.

Catherine Cornaro (November 1454 - July was Queen of Cyprus, wife of King James II during the period of Frankish Cyprus. Her father was great-grandson of Marco Cornaro, Doge of Venice from 1365 to

Marie de Bourgogne, Duchesse de Bourgogne (1457-1482), artist unknown from South Netherlandish School

South Netherlandish School - Portrait Of A Young Woman, probably Marie de Bourgogne as Mary Magdalene. (Marie de Bourgogne Duchesse de Bourgogne daughter of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy from the House of Valois-Burgundy and Isabella de Bourbon)

Justus Sustermans (1597-1681), Ferdinando II de' Medici in oriental costume, n.d.

Justus Sustermans Ferdinando II de' Medici in oriental costume, n.

Osmanlı Hanedan Fotoğrafları Vahideddin - Ulviye Sultan nikahında çekilen aile fotoğrafı(1914)

Osmanlı Hanedan Fotoğrafları Vahideddin - Ulviye Sultan nikahında çekilen aile fotoğrafı(1914)

Mihrimah Sultan (1522-1578) / Cameria / Fille de Soliman le Magnifique et de Roxelane . / LE TITIEN .

"Cameria" in Italian and "Mihrimah Sultan" in Turkish (born daughter of the Ottoman Emperor "Suleyman the Magnificient" and his wife "Hürrem Sultan", painted by the Italian artist Titian (Tiziano Vecellio,

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Odalisque was sexual slave in The Ottoman palace. Especially the young girls was raised for sex and entertainment.

Mrs. Thomas Pelham  by Joseph Highmore, 1720s

13 arts events to kick of 2013 (Pictured: "Mrs. Thomas Pelham," by Joseph Highmore, from the Spencer Museum of Art's new permanent exhibit)

Portrait of the actress Mlle Rachel in the role of Roxanne for the play, Bajazet by Jean Racine (1639-99)

French School, Century - Portrait of the actress Mlle Rachel in the role of Roxanne for the play, Bajazet by Jean Racine

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