Shop Mobile More Submit  Join Login
Anne Boleyn by wolfmorphine Anne Boleyn by wolfmorphine
For reasons I'm not sure I fully understand, I have a soft spot in my heart for vainglorious queens who died by rather bloody and unfortunate means. Perhaps I simply identify with them as people a little more strongly than I should. Perhaps I pity them in light of their fates. Either way, they fascinate me. This is, of course, the ghost of Anne Boleyn, the unfortunate second wife of King Henry VIII. She's always been a favorite of mine, but she's been on my my mind a little more often than usual since I've been faithfully watching The Tudors every Sunday on Showtime. Stock used to help create this piece comes from *Lisajen-stock for Mistress Anne and her head and =CausticStock for the castle background.
Add a Comment:
 
:iconkatherinedreams:
KatherineDreams Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Professional Artist
One of my favorite queens from European history and a fave work of art of mine.
Reply
:iconkillersupergirl:
Killersupergirl Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
I love this, Anne Boleyn was truly an awsome woman:)
Reply
:iconmelltop:
melltop Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012
the Tudors was fun series but often very historically incorrect xxx for a better more accurate historical account, henry v111 and his 6 wives is good xxxxxx
Reply
:icondemonicdrama:
demonicdrama Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2012
Ooooh, beautiful... 8')
Reply
:iconsiggasuperstar:
SiggaSuperStar Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011
poor Anne, so sad she died. :-( favorite queen ever.
Reply
:iconcaityrulez:
caityrulez Featured By Owner May 25, 2011
wow!! this is beatiful!! you should be proud!!!
Reply
:iconcaityrulez:
caityrulez Featured By Owner May 25, 2011
this art is beatiful!!! your very talented!!!!!!!
Reply
:icontheiwdow:
Theiwdow Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011
this is absolutely beautiful, great work
Reply
:iconnatureboy3:
Natureboy3 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011
Pure amazing. :D This HAS to be a DD.
Reply
:icondarkest-blue-art:
Darkest-Blue-Art Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful :) After watching The Tudors I have to say Anne was my favourite queen. She was always so strong, ambitious and fiesty.
Reply
:icondreamsofrosesandwine:
This is wonderful. I also watch the Tudors religiously since it is now on Netflix :) You have done a beautiful job!
Reply
:iconnanaduarte:
nanaduarte Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I loved it! I'm fascinated with her in particular (I was dressed as the "Beheaded Anne Boleyn" for Halloween). I loved your ghostly effects, although I thought the sword would be better with a bit more blood. Congrats, anyway! It's awesome!
Reply
:iconbloodsmoothy:
bloodsmoothy Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2010
Wow!!!
Reply
:iconhailingxjove:
hailingxjove Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2010  Student General Artist
This is freaking awesome, it shows the darker side of Anne's story and Anne's personality very well!
Reply
:iconmadame-rien:
Madame-Rien Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2010
love this it's so dark.
Reply
:iconbadgerstep:
badgerstep Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2010
i absalutely love them too! :love:
i have just read the constant princess, and i was crying when arthur died. :crying:
henry is such an arrogant pr*ck. :fork:
i also loved the boleyn inheritence. jane really was a poisonous witch,wasn't she! :evillaugh:
Reply
:iconbadgerstep:
badgerstep Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2010
have you read the other boleyn girl by phillipa gregory?
Reply
:iconwolfmorphine:
wolfmorphine Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Yep! I've read the whole series. :-)
Reply
:iconjonathanshummingbird:
jonathanshummingbird Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2010
Ironically, they blamed the women for not providing sons to succeed the throne, but the truth is it was the man's fault. Another funny thing is that Henry VIII is believed to have had syphilis and that was most likely why he was cranky and impotent, if you get my meaning. =) great piece. I love how she's holding the sword instead of holding her head. Makes it that much cooler
Reply
:iconjezebelx:
JezebelX Featured By Owner May 19, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
She was beheaded today few hundred years ago! Nice work!
Reply
:iconstay4ever:
stay4ever Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2010   Writer
That is super duper niffty. Never would've thought of something like that myself
Reply
:iconainrana:
Ainrana Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
i actually play anne boleyn in a play, and this is one of the best pics i've seen!

cheers! this BETTER get a Daily Deviation!
Reply
:iconwolfmorphine:
wolfmorphine Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Oh, don't I wish! I'm so proud of this piece. I'm glad you like it, too. Playing Anne herself must be so much fun! :-)
Reply
:iconmorbidmorticia:
MorbidMorticia Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
wow, this piece is amazing !! :clap:
Reply
:iconsalemcat:
SalemCat Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
You have been featured here! :D
[link]
Reply
:iconsalemcat:
SalemCat Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
You have been featured here! :D
[link]
Reply
:iconcottoncandycloud:
CottonCandyCloud Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2009
wow thats awsome! i love the tudors as well. ^^ anne boleyn is a favourite of mine too. i have a soft spot for her and marie antoinette.
Reply
:iconempressofheaven:
EmpressofHeaven Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2009
woah, thats kinda creepy and a little more elaborate than what i imagined her qhost would look like. But this is Anne we are talking about:)
Reply
:iconnightstarrocker:
nightstarrocker Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2009
it looks awesome! i luv her outfit, and even tho her head's cut off, she still looks beautiful.
Reply
:iconocafi:
Ocafi Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2009   Writer
Hell yeah.

I'm recently intrigued by her as well. Especially the myths and falsities that arose from her rather public and dubiously orchestrated crimes.

I dunno, history is always a confusing mess, but this was one of those instances where it was especially so.

And creepy, in this case. ^_^ Good work, man.
Reply
:iconmuseofthenight:
museofthenight Featured By Owner May 25, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
i've come to have a soft spot for anne boleyn.. i have no reason for it, but i've been doing a bit of off key reading about king henry..
Reply
:iconyunatakahashi:
YunaTakahashi Featured By Owner May 17, 2009
little morbid but great job!
Reply
:iconharyza:
Haryza Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2009  Professional General Artist
Yes very captivating
Reply
:icona3t3rnum:
a3t3rnum Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
This was featured here: [link] Congrats ! :hug:
Reply
:iconcherrytequila:
CherryTequila Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2009
I lovee this. we are talkingg about this at meh skewll
very interestingg
Reply
:iconbellapotter:
BellaPotter Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
I've always been fascinated by her, too. :) Her and Henry and Catherine, they're my favorite people from history.
Reply
:iconlbbphotography:
LBBPhotography Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2009
you should watch the other boleyn girl starring natalie portman and scarelet johanson
Reply
:iconwolfmorphine:
wolfmorphine Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Seen it, as well as read the book. Both were very cool!
Reply
:iconlbbphotography:
LBBPhotography Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2009
ya i seen it twice..and i still wanna see it again
i'm obsessed with old english stories myths and rumors
Reply
:iconeclipse88:
eclipse88 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2009
this is beautiful yet creepy.
Me likey alot. :)
Reply
:iconschokopocky:
Schokopocky Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2009  Hobbyist Artist
That's great!
Reply
:iconirisvampyria:
IrisVampyria Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2009  Student Photographer
*goosebumps*

Though she was heartless most of times I kinda got sad when I knew she died that way. It's sad for anyone.

Very well done though.
Reply
:iconcaper-dj:
caper-dj Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Anne Boleyn is one of my favorites. The show is addictive. This absolutely beautiful :D
Reply
:iconsavemex90x:
savemex90x Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
wow this is amazing! creepy coincidence that my friends and I were talking about Hampton Court ghosts, one being a headless Anne, yesterday and I happen to stumble on this. It's hauntingly beautiful, fav well deserved :) :+fav:
Reply
:iconanariel-erestor:
Anariel-Erestor Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Hauntingly beautiful. However, I can't help but humming "With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm".
Reply
:iconangelictwirler:
Angelictwirler Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2008
Eerily beautiful! wonderful picture! Anybody who doesn't find Anne Boleyn absolutely captivating is crazy.
Reply
:iconperdi1309:
perdi1309 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2008  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I love it! :D

The Tudors were this countries most interesting monarchs :)
Reply
:iconfrenchfox:
frenchfox Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2008
Fabulous image, I like so much ! :omfg: :heart:
Reply
:iconporcelaingoth:
PorcelainGoth Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2008
great job.Especially the blood..:heart:
Reply
:iconintano:
intano Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2008
hello:wave:
i featured this work in my journal :dance:
hope it isn't problem for you :pray:
keep up great works :clap:

here>>[link]
Reply
Add a Comment:
 
×
  • Canvas
  • Photo
  • Art Gifts




Details

Submitted on
May 28, 2007
Image Size
155 KB
Resolution
532×800
Link
Thumb
Embed

Stats

Views
24,835
Favourites
560 (who?)
Comments
139
×