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The Entry of the Music in the burlesque Ballet des Fees de la Foret de Saint Germain performed in 1625 at the Court of Louis XIII. Everything in the costume designed by Daniel Rabel shows her association with music, the baton and musical score, and the lutes hanging from her skirt. In her earring is a triangle, and her headdress is another instrument called a theorbo.

The Entry of the Music in the burlesque Ballet des Fees de la Foret de Saint Germain performed in 1625 at the Court of Louis XIII.

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Costumes for a delphic couple from the intermezzo "La Pellegrina" by the architect Bernardo Buontalenti. This intermezzo was held in honour of Ferdinand I of Medici and Christine of Lorraine's wedding.

The MASQUE was a form of festive courtly entertainment which flourished in 16th and early 17th century Europe, though it was developed earlier in Italy, in forms including the intermedio (a public version of the masque was the pageant). A masque involved music and dancing, singing and acting, within an elaborate stage design, in which the architectural framing and costumes might be designed by a renowned architect, to present a deferential allegory flattering to the patron.

before for a Knight, by Inigo Jones: the plumed helmet,the "heroic torso" in armour and other conventions were still employed for opera seria in the cent.Inigo Jones design for a Knight in a Court masque.Pen and wash.

Ballet costume design for A Hocricane in the burlesque ballet La Douairère de Billebahaut, watercolour drawing with handwritten annotation by Daniel Rabel, France, 1626

Ballet and opera began in the century, with the elaborate spectacles devised at European courts.

Costume  from the intermezzo "La Pellegrina" (1589) by the architect Bernardo Buontalenti. This intermezzo was held in honour of Ferdinand I of Medici and Christine of Lorraine's wedding. 286 costumes were made for this event.

Costume from the intermezzo "La Pellegrina" by the architect Bernardo Buontalenti. This intermezzo was held in honour of Ferdinand I of Medici and Christine of Lorraine's wedding. 286 costumes were made for this event.

Recueil des modes de la cour de France, 'Homme en Habit de Ballet' Jacques Lepautre (France, Paris, 1653-1684) Jean Lepautre (France, Paris, 1618-1682) France, Paris, circa 1682 Prints Hand-colored engraving on paper Sheet: 14 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (36.51 x 23.81 cm); Composition: 11 7/8 x 7 3/4 in. (30.16 x 19.69 cm)  LACMA Collections

Recueil des modes de la cour de France, 'Homme en Habit de Ballet' Jacques Lepautre (France, Paris, 1653-1684) Jean Lepautre (France, Paris, 1618-1682) France, Paris, circa 1682 Prints Hand-colored engraving on paper Sheet: 14 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (36.51 x 23.81 cm); Composition: 11 7/8 x 7 3/4 in. (30.16 x 19.69 cm) LACMA Collections

African woman from the Grand Bal de la Douairiere de Billebahaut performed at the French Court in 1626. The King himself, Louis XIII, was one of the dancers. One of the performances took place in the Louvre, which was then the Royal Palace. The three hour ballet showed an elaborate reception and ball, attended by peoples from all parts of the world. This provided a good excuse for a wide range of exotic costumes and styles of dance.

This is a costume design from the Ballet Royal du Grand Bal de la Douairiere de Billebahaut (The Royal Ballet of the Dowager of Bilbao's Ball) performed at the French Court in King Louie was one of the dancers in this dance.

Ballet des noces de Pélée et Thétis. Pêcheur de corail Ecole : Ecole française (C) RMN-Grand Palais (Institut de France) / Agence Bulloz Période : 17e siècle, période moderne (Europe occidentale) Localisation : Paris, bibliothèque de l'Institut

Ballet des noces de Pélée et Thétis. Pêcheur de corail Ecole : Ecole française (C) RMN-Grand Palais (Institut de France) / Agence Bulloz Période : 17e siècle, période moderne (Europe occidentale) Localisation : Paris, bibliothèque de l'Institut

Costume for a Torchbearer of Oceania from the "Masque of Blackness",1606  by Inigo Jones

Inigo Jones:Costume design for the Torchbearer of Oceania from The Masque of Blackness

Recueil des modes de la cour de France, 'Dame en Habit de Ballet' (Lady in a Ballet Dress) Jacques Lepautre, Jean Lepautre circa 1682

Illustration of theatrical costumes worn by courtiers for court ballets from “Recueil des modes de la cour de France” by Jean Berain, Jacques Lepautre and Jean Doliver from circa 1682 “Dame en habit.

Reinette: Costumes by Inigo Jones and Buontalenti  Artemisia from the Masque of queens

Queen Artemisia, wearing orange tawny, yellow and ash color by Inigo Jones (early century)

Homme en habit de ballet Description : Recueil : "Collection Michel Hennin. Estampes relatives à l'Histoire de France. Tome 50, Pièces 4532-4594, période : 1670-1671". Henin 4565. Auteur : Lepautre Jean (1618-1682) Graveur français Crédit photographique : (C) BnF, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / image BnF Utilisation : Période : 17e siècle, période moderne (Europe occidentale) Localisation : Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF)s 453...

Homme en habit de ballet Description : Recueil : "Collection Michel Hennin. Estampes relatives à l'Histoire de France. Tome 50, Pièces 4532-4594, période : 1670-1671". Henin 4565. Auteur : Lepautre Jean (1618-1682) Graveur français Crédit photographique : (C) BnF, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / image BnF Utilisation : Période : 17e siècle, période moderne (Europe occidentale) Localisation : Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF)s 453...

Drawing of Two "Americans" for Ballet de la Douairière de Billebahaut in 1626 by Daniel Rabel  (French, Paris 1578–1637 Paris).

Drawing of Two "Americans" for Ballet de la Douairière de Billebahaut in 1626 by…

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