ART & DESIGN

Blow-up


When supersized to fill the walls of England’s Glemham Hall, 18th- and 19th-century portraits of Baroness de Rothschild, Madame de Pompadour, and other nobles burst out of their frames and into the present.

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Photographer: Tim Walker

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’s Portrait of Baroness James de Rothschild, 1848.

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Photographer: Tim Walker

Franz Xaver Winterhalter’s The Empress Eugénie Surrounded by Her Ladies in Waiting, 1855.

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Photographer: Tim Walker

Jean Hippolyte Flandrin’s René-Charles Dassy and His Brother Jean-Baptiste-Claude-Amédé Dassy, 1850.

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Photographer: Tim Walker

Alfred de Dreux’s Portrait of Monsieur and Madame Mosselman and Their Two Daughters, 1848.

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Photographer: Tim Walker

Christopher Steele’s Polly Patterson, circa 1765.

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Photographer: Tim Walker

Allan Ramsay’s King George III, 1761–62.

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Photographer: Tim Walker

James Jacques Joseph Tissot’s Frederick Gustavus Burnaby, 1870.

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Photographer: Tim Walker

François-Hubert Drouais’s Madame de Pompadour at Her Tambour Frame, 1763–64.

Models: Sophia Bentley Tonge; Andrew MacGregor at FM Models; Oliver Bacon. Set design and costumes by Rhea Thierstein; production by Zoe Wassall at Great Northern Locations; printed by Touch Digital. Photography assistant: Emma Dalzell.