Check out rising star artist Alice Instone’s provocative portraits of history’s most notorious and outrageous females, reinterpreted with modern influential women. See mother and daughter Annie and Lola Lennox as Elizabeth I and Helen of Troy respectively, as well as broadcaster and columnist Caitlin Moran as notorious courtesan Kitty Fisher. Actress Emilia Fox embodies Marie Antoinette, environmental campaigner Jo Wood poses as Madame de Pompadour, while writer India Knight sits as Catherine de Medici and Elle Editor, Lorraine Candy, channels Lucrezia Borgia.

The exhibition runs 4-12 November at charitable members’ club Quintessentially Soho, 1 Greek Street, London

Mary, houses editor