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Statue of Gudea

Statue of Gudea

2090 BCE

The gods have given him health, victory and power, and all other good things, and he and his children shall retain the kingship for all time.

The Rosetta Stone, Translation of the Greek Section

196 BCE
Emperor Antoninus Pius

Emperor Antoninus Pius

138 CE-161 CE
Portrait of the emperor Caracalla

Portrait of the emperor Caracalla

212 CE-217 CE
The Epic of Kings

The Epic of Kings

Ferdowsi

The honorable Kings of Persia are an example to us all

1010
Portrait of Maximilian I

Portrait of Maximilian I

Albrecht Dürer1519
Sultan Ibrahim Adil Shah II Khan Hunting with a Hawk

Sultan Ibrahim Adil Shah II Khan Hunting with a Hawk

Farrukh Beg1590-1595
The Visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon

The Visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon

Lavinia Fontana1600
Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings

Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings

Bichitr1615-1618
Charles I

Charles I

Anthony van Dyck1635-1636
Charles Louis, Elector Palatine

Charles Louis, Elector Palatine

Anthony van Dyck1637
Shah Jahan with Asaf Khan

Shah Jahan with Asaf Khan

Bichitr1640
Shah-Jahan receives his three eldest sons and Asaf Khan during his accession ceremonies

Shah-Jahan receives his three eldest sons and Asaf Khan during his accession ceremonies

Bichitr1630-1657
Louis XV of France as Dauphin

Louis XV of France as Dauphin

Rosalba Carriera1720-1721
Portrait of Consort Chunhui

Portrait of Consort Chunhui

Giuseppe Castiglione, 郎世寧1760
Portraits of Emperor Qianlong, the Empress, and Eleven Imperial Consorts

Portraits of Emperor Qianlong, the Empress, and Eleven Imperial Consorts

Giuseppe Castiglione, 郎世寧1736-1770
Charles IV of Spain and His Family

Charles IV of Spain and His Family

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes1800-1801

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