Pastel and pencil on paper.
This is my attempt at reproducing Leonardo Da Vinci’s portrait of that fascinating Renaissance woman, Beatrice d’Este.
Here is his portrait of her

I never want to draw another pearl again…

This drawing is available for sale. Please feel free to bmail me with any inquiries.


leonardo da vinci, pastel, portrait, renassiance, classical, beatrice deste


  • Leslie Gustafson
    Leslie Gustafsonover 3 years ago

    Outstanding Tania!!

  • Thankyou so much for your kind comment, Leslie. It means a lot to actually get some feedback after all the work I put into this one. : )

    – Tania Donald

  • stephanie allison
    stephanie allisonover 3 years ago

  • thanks so much for the feature, Stephanie, it’s very much appreciated. : D x

    – Tania Donald

  • Pam Humbargar
    Pam Humbargarover 3 years ago

    Wonderful rendition of Da Vinci’s portrait…beautiful work!

  • thanks so much for your lovely comment Pam. I’m so pleased you like it. : D

    – Tania Donald

  • nancy salamouny
    nancy salamounyover 3 years ago

    great …a fresh look to a classic piece!

  • many thanks for the kind comments Nancy. much appreciated : )

    – Tania Donald

  • Care
    Careabout 3 years ago

    wonderful reproduction…such talent you have!! : D

  • thanks so much Care. I’m so pleased you like it – this is one of the piece’s I’m most satisfied with. : )

    – Tania Donald

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenabout 3 years ago

    How beautiful this is…..Excellent!

  • thanks Ellen. I’m happy you like it : )

    – Tania Donald

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...about 3 years ago

    fantastic work!

  • thanks very much. thanks for looking at my work, and for the watchlist add : )

    – Tania Donald

  • timbuckley
    timbuckleyalmost 3 years ago

    you’ve done a wonderful job

  • Thank you kindly Tim. Glad you like it : )

    – Tania Donald

  • Farfarm
    Farfarmover 2 years ago

    Leonardo would have been thrilled :)))

  • you’re very kind. I’m glad you like it : )

    – Tania Donald

  • simplyzenimages
    simplyzenimagesover 2 years ago

    wonderfully good

  • thank you so much : )

    – Tania Donald

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