Portrait of the Uma as a Young Woman

Miss Helen Duinham by John Singer Sargent

Miss Helen Duinham by John Singer Sargent

You see it, don’t you? What better proof of the enduring nature of classical beauty could there be than the resemblance of this portrait from 160 years ago, to today’s celebrated beauty, Uma Thurman? True, no casting director would have chased after Miss Helen Duinham’s brougham, begging her to play The Bride in Kill Bill, but they look like they could be equally deadly at the bridge table or the cotillion.

Uma Thurman has a slightly different choice of wardrobe it must be admitted

Uma Thurman has a slightly different choice of wardrobe it must be admitted

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