11 Modern Celebrities Who Look Like Ancient Portrait Paintings

In celebration of the Halloween holiday weekend, Ms. Jeannie thought it would be fun to bring you part two of the celebrity doppelganger series – this time featuring famous modern-day celebrities who bare an eerie resemblance to portrait paintings that were created centuries ago. If ever these celebrities needed a creative costume for Halloween happenings then this would be their ticket to something dramatically different…(or should we say dramatically similiar!) …

Actor Tom Goodman Hill (from the PBS tv show Mr. Selfrdge) and Vncent Van Gogh's self portrait while painted in asylum in 1889
Actor Tom Goodman Hill (from the PBS tv show Mr. Selfridge) and Vincent Van Gogh’s self portrait while painted in asylum in 1889
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Actress Christina Hendricks of most recent Mad Men fame and Francisco de Goya’s portrait of Esabel de Porcel painted in 1805.
Actor Stanley Tucci and the portrait of Cardinal Don Fernando Nino de Guevara painted by Greek artist El Greco in 1600
Actor Stanley Tucci and the portrait of Cardinal Don Fernando Nino de Guevara painted by Greek artist El Greco in 1600
No bustle needed for curvy Kim Kardashian when it comes to mirroring George Seurat's A Sunday Afternoon on La Grande Jatte painted in 1884!
No bustle needed for curvy Kim Kardashian when it comes to mirroring George Seurat’s A Sunday Afternoon on La Grande Jatte painted in 1884!
Film and television actor Amy Brennaman and the artist muse Jane Burden fro Dante Gabriel Rosetti's Day Dream painted in 1880
Film and television actor Amy Brennaman and the artistic muse Jane Burden featured here in Dante Gabriel Rosetti’s Day Dream painted in 1880
Ethereal Actor Tilda Swinton and Joos Van Gent's Adoration of the Maji painted in 1465
Ethereal Actress Tilda Swinton and Joos Van Gent’s Adoration of the Maji painted in 1465
Actor John Slattery (also of Mad Men fame) and Frank Blackwell Meyer's 1858 painting titled Independence
Actor John Slattery (also of Mad Men fame) and Frank Blackwell Meyer’s 1858 painting titled Independence.
Actress Saoirse Ronan and John Honore Fragonard's The Billet Doux (meaning the love letter) painted in the 1770's
Actress Saoirse Ronan and John Honore Fragonard’s The Billet Doux (meaning the love letter) painted in the 1770’s
Actor Jared Leto and Rembrandt's portrayal of the Head of Christ painted in 1648
Actor Jared Leto and Rembrandt’s portrait entitled The Head of Christ painted in 1648
Back in the Kardashian camp, mom Kris Jenner and George Lepape's fashion illustration for Paul Poiret titled Lassistude Dinner Dress was sketched and painted in the 1920's
Back in the Kardashian camp, mom Kris Jenner and George Lepape’s fashion illustration for Paul Poiret titled Lassitude Dinner Dress was sketched and painted in the 1920’s
Rounding out the list s Michael Douglas and Giovanni Bellinini's portrait of Doge Leonardo Loredon painted in 1501
Rounding out the list is Michael Douglas and Giovanni Bellini’s portrait of Doge Leonardo Loredon painted in 1501

Looking for more celebrity doppelganger photos? Check out Ms. Jeannie’s modern day actors vs. vintage authors post here for more fun look-a-likes! In the meantime however (and whomever!) you choose to dress up as this Halloween, Ms. Jeannie hopes you take first prize in the costume contest:)

Happy hauntings dear readers!

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