Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt and one of the most famous female rulers in history, partially clad in an opulent white and gold embroidered gown, jeweled girdle, and crown at the center of a splendid palace decorated with hieroglyphs and marble. This painting has a delicate brushwork and a jewel-like palette.
Here the concept is to show her mesmerizing glance that
seduced two of the most powerful rulers of the
Cleopatra had good reason to be concerned