Cornelia Presenting Her Children As Treasures, Angelica Kauffmann, 1785

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Posted on March 6 2011, with 73 Notes

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    From what I interpret from this painting, I think Cornelia is selling off her kids for jewelry.
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    Her sons went on to become two heroes to their city, thats the actual irony of the painting which was painted after they...
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    HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY
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    Your jewels may be expensive and shiny but my children are worth MOREEEE. Being a mother is the best treasure. Happy...
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