Did You Know, Cleopatra’s beauty wasn’t her biggest asset...

  • Although the Roman's painted Cleopatra as a temptress who used her sex appeal as a political weapon, she may have been more renowned for her intellect than her appearance. She spoke as many as a dozen languages and was educated in mathematics, philosophy, oratory and astronomy, and Egyptian sources later described her as a ruler “who elevated the ranks of scholars and enjoyed their company.” "Cleocatra"

Cleocatra pastel on velour board 14x18" c 2017

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