Sybille of Cleves, sister of Anne of Cleves
This portrait of Princess Sybille of Cleves (1512-1554) was painted when she was fourteen years old and newly betrothed to Johann Friedrich I (1503-1554), the future Elector of Saxony. The oldest daughter of Johann III, Duke of Cleves, and Maria of Jülich-Berg, Sybille grew up at court in Düsseldorf with her sister Anne, one of the future wives of Henry VIII. Her marriage into the House of Saxony placed Sybille in the middle of the greatest ideological struggle of the sixteenth century, a…
Louis XVI 1780 – seated | “Like a pillow, the last person to sit on it leaves the impression.”
Louis XVI (1754-1793; reigned 1774-1791) was a slow, well-meaning, but stubborn man. Like his grandfather Louis XV, he showed genuine concern for his subjects. He lacked a strong will and was the pawn of special interests. He paid for his weakness at the guillotine. He would have been an excellent constitutional monarch, had he been able to bring the Bourbons through the first two years of the Revolution.
Кавалер в чёрном
Первые доли секунды мысль: "Фотошоп!" Потом присматриваешься и выдыхаешь. Портрет работы Владислава Чахурского - его брат, Станислав. 1889 г. Каков кавалер, а?! :)
FRANÇOIS HERCULE DE VALOIS-ANGOULÊME DUC D'ALENÇON
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René-Charles Dassy and His Brother Jean-Baptiste-Claude-Amédé Dassy
This double portrait depicts two brothers dressed in the height of fashion for the 1850s, clearly asserting their social status. Jean-Baptiste (left, age 23) carries gloves and a walking stick.
A Happy Assembly - Jane Austen Fan Fiction
The Meryton Assembly is home to fan fiction based on the works of Jane Austen, but it is much more than that. We are a community of Janeites and we're always looking for more kindred spirits! You can feed your JAFF addiction here.
A Shirt Tale
Eighteenth-century unbleached linen shirt. No single garment has bridged so many generations, social classes and continents so comprehensively as the ubiquitous linen shirt; boy to man, convict to …
art matters January 20, 2017 | ZsaZsa Bellagio - Like No Other
art matters - "My soul comes from better worlds and I have an incurable homesickness of the stars." - Nikos Kazantzakis Philippe Garel Freelance photographer,: Marc Ribo
Portrait of Francis I, Roi de France | Jean Clouet | Painting Reproduction
Painting Title: Portrait of Francis I, Roi de France, c.1525/30 | Artist: Jean the Younger Clouet | Fine Art Painting Reproduction
One of my favorite artist, Anne Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson
The Sleep of Endymion 1791 (Musée du Louvre, Paris) Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson (b Montargis, Loiret, 29 Jan 1767; d Paris, 9 Dec 1824). French painter. A French neoclassical painter of portraits, historical, religious and mythological scenes, Born into the bourgeoisie, he became a painter against his parents' objections. Girodet was named ‘de Roussy’ after a forest near the family home, Château du Verger, Montargis. He took the name Trioson in 1806, when he was adopted by Dr Benoît-François…
The Baroque Period in all its Grandiloquence
The rise of Louis XIV, the Sun King, and his court at Versailles, signaled the dawn of the Classical Baroque era in art, architecture, music, and fashion. It was defined by natural, curving silhou…