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Can You Name These Important Monarchs From a Painting?
by J.P. Naomi
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Break out the oil paint and canvas! Or are you more of a watercolor painter yourself? Either way, you're in luck, because there's no artistic talent required with this quiz! It's all in your history smarts! Think you have what it takes to name these famous monarchs based solely on one of their paintings? It's time to find out!

From the earliest of times, Kings, Queens, and Emperors alike have been memorialized in a painting, oftentimes more than one painting! Artists would line up with the hope of being chosen to paint the royal leader of their country. And while some were lauded, others mocked. History shows its collection of favorite paintings and spares no mercy on the worst portrayals! 

But no matter how great or terrible these paintings were, one thing was for certain. They never smiled! I suppose you wouldn't either if you had all of that responsibility! Or perhaps it just wasn't culturally-sound do to so. Perhaps they just didn't know what "CHEEESE!" was yet!

Well, smile or no smile, it's time for you to gear up and test your royal painting skills. If you can name all of these important monarchs, we'll crown you King or Queen of this quiz! Don that beret and away we go!

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