Cuban Painted Snails (Polymita Picta)
“Their colours come from their diet, lichen and mosses rich in minerals that give the shells these stunning colours. They differ according to the particular mix of plants that each snail has been eating.” - David Attenborough
Attenborough‘s Life In Colour
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Details in Red
Portrait of Isabelle Antoinette Barones Sloet van Toutenburg, 1852, by Nicaise de Keyser.
Patricipance of Venice, 1881, by Alexandre Cabanel.
A Young Lady Aged 21, Possibly Helena Snakenborg, 1569, by an unknown artist.
Portrait de la comédienne Marie-Anne de Châteauneuf, 1712, by Nicolas de Largillière.
Mrs. Hugh Hammersley, c. 1893, by John Singer Sargent .
Louise, Queen of the Belgians, 1841, by Franz Xaver Winterhalter.
Sabina Seupham Spalding, c. 1846, by Federico de Madrazo y Kuntz.
Elizabeth I, the "Pelican" portrait, c. 1572, by Nicholas Hilliard.
Portrait of Mary Louise of Orleans, Queen of Spain, c. 1679, by José García Hidalgo.
Portrait of Marguerite de Sève, 1729, by Nicolas de Largillière.
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