Monday, March 28, 2011

Bloody Ban

Banastre Tarleton, the notorious British liutenant-colonel, was described as having a face as beautiful as a woman's.  Based on Sir Joshua Reynolds' portrait, I'd have to say that the woman is Glenda Jackson.

2 comments:

DrGrinchman said...

Admittedly, I had to look up Glenda Jackson, but I do see the resemblance in the long chin...

Conscience Whig said...

She did an unforgettable Elizabeth I and was great in Women in Love.