The Portrait of Eleanor of Toledo and Her Son is a painting by the italian artist Agnolo di Cosimo,known as Bronzino,finished ca 1545. One of his most famous works. It is housed in the Uttizi Gallery of Florence, Italy and is considered one of the preeminent examples of Mannenst portratiure
Portrait of the Artist holding a thistleis an oil painting on parchment pasted on canvas by German artist Albrecht Duürer painted in 1493.It is the earliest of Durer's painted self-portraits and has been identified as one of the first self-portraits painted by a Northern artist.
Girl with a Pearl Earring is one of Jhannes Vermeer's masterworks and as the name implies ,uses a pearl earring for a focal point.Today the painting is kept in the mauritshuis gallery in The Hague.It is sometimes referred to as "The Mona Lisa of the North" or " The Dutch Mona Lisa".