1700s painter Georg Engelhard Schroeders painting Juno ( Allegory of the element air ) has been taken down from the guest dining room in the swedish Parliament House. First Vice President Susanne Eberstein (S) was disturbed that the woman in the painting is shirtless . The painting Venus ( Allegory of the element Fire) by the same artist has also been taken down .For 30 years she hung in the Parliament guest dining room with her ​​bare bosom.But one day the deputy speaker Susanne Eberstein (S) had enough and had the baroque painter GE Schroeder’s painting of Juno taken downSuddenly one day she was just gone. When TT asked around in where the painting went, the reactions were mostly embarrassed laughs and giggles . ” We usually change paintings sometimes,” eventually became the official response .And Schroeder Juno have been hanging in the dining room since 1983 , so it may be a valid reason . But something else hasnt been hung up . Now the walls instead are bare.Nude womanThe dining room is used for official meals with foreign dignitaries , and according to one of the presidents - who prefers anonymity - it has been a little sensitive that with a nude woman on the wall.- You have to think of the foreign guests , especially those from Muslim countries , declared the anonymous source.But it was not the consideration of the foreign guests who finally sealed the fate of the Junos .- I think it is more a feminist issue. It’s boring with a bare-breasted woman when I sit at public dinners with foreign guests. I think it feels a little hard to sit there with men who look at us women, explained Susanne Eberstein .
((Personally I think the feminist excuse is very flimsy..very convenient.If she had left that out I would have respected the decision more.))

1700s painter Georg Engelhard Schroeders painting Juno ( Allegory of the element air ) has been taken down from the guest dining room in the swedish Parliament House. First Vice President Susanne Eberstein (S) was disturbed that the woman in the painting is shirtless . The painting Venus ( Allegory of the element Fire) by the same artist has also been taken down .

For 30 years she hung in the Parliament guest dining room with her ​​bare bosom.

But one day the deputy speaker Susanne Eberstein (S) had enough and had the baroque painter GE Schroeder’s painting of Juno taken down

Suddenly one day she was just gone. When TT asked around in where the painting went, the reactions were mostly embarrassed laughs and giggles . ” We usually change paintings sometimes,” eventually became the official response .

And Schroeder Juno have been hanging in the dining room since 1983 , so it may be a valid reason . But something else hasnt been hung up . Now the walls instead are bare.

Nude woman
The dining room is used for official meals with foreign dignitaries , and according to one of the presidents - who prefers anonymity - it has been a little sensitive that with a nude woman on the wall.

- You have to think of the foreign guests , especially those from Muslim countries , declared the anonymous source.

But it was not the consideration of the foreign guests who finally sealed the fate of the Junos .

- I think it is more a feminist issue. It’s boring with a bare-breasted woman when I sit at public dinners with foreign guests. I think it feels a little hard to sit there with men who look at us women, explained Susanne Eberstein .

((Personally I think the feminist excuse is very flimsy..very convenient.If she had left that out I would have respected the decision more.))

(Source: expressen.se)


A rare miniature portrait of the four children of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette: Marie Thérèse, Louis Joseph, Louis Charles, and Sophie.
The miniature, attributed to Jean Pierre Chasselat (1748 - 1814), would have likely been completed in 1787, before Sophie’s death at just 11 months of age.
image: Auxerre Enchères

This portrait miniature was originally found at Tea at Trianon via this tumblr blog 
Its been edited by me to restore it to something of its former colors.