Category Archives: 1660

Timpanist and Drummer on Horse. 17th century fashion.

Timpanist and Drummer on Horse. 17th century fashion. Baroque uniforms. Military costumes.

Timpanist and Drummer on Horse. 17th century.

Timpanist and Drummer on Horse. 17th century.

Timbalier, Tambour à Cheval. (XVIIe siècle). Règne de Louis XIV. Gravure extraite de l’ouvrage de H. Gourdon de Genouillac.

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French prince and maid of honor costumes in the Reign of Louis XIV.

French prince. Maid of honor. Louis XIV costumes. Baroque fashion

French prince and maid of honor costumes in the Reign of Louis XIV.

French prince and maid of honor in the Reign of Louis XIV.

Costume Prince. (According to a painting by Van der Meulen, in 1670.)
Costume maid of honor, (From Petitot, in 1661. Reign of Louis XIV.)

Costume de Prince. (D’après le tableau de Van der Meulen, en 1670.)
Costume de demoiselle d’honneur, (D’après Petitot, en 1661. Reign de Louis XIV.)
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Elisabeth Queen of Bohemia, Daughter of James the First, 1662.

Elisabeth, Queen of Bohemia, Daughter of James the First. England 17th century clothing. Baroque costume.

Elisabeth, Queen of Bohemia, Daughter of James the First, 1662.

Elisabeth Queen of Bohemia, Daughter of James the First, 1662.

Elizabeth Stuart (1596 – 1662) was Princess of England and Scotland, and by her marriage to Frederick V of the Palatinate, the Winter King, 1613-1623 Electoral Princess Palatine and Queen of Bohemia from 1619 to 1620. Because Frederick V was able to assert itself as a Bohemian king for a year, Elizabeth had to go with him into exile in 1621 in the Netherlands, where she lived for 40 years. Become a widow in 1632, she struggled in particular, that her eldest surviving son, Charles Louis, the Palatinate got back. But it was only in 1648, he received it on a reduced scale. After the restoration of the Stuarts in 1661 she could return to home, where she died the following year. The picture presents her as Bohemian queen. It was probably in 1635, made ​​in the Dutch exile after the death of her husband.

Free eBook: Memoirs of Elizabeth Stuart, queen of Bohemia, daughter of King James the First. Including sketches of the state of society in Holland and Germany, in the 17th century.

English fashion in the 17th Century.

English fashion in the 17th Century. Royalist soldier. William Villiers Viscont of Grandison. Anna, Countess of Chesterfield. Francis Duchess of Richmond. London Palace Guard uniforms. Costumes English citizens. Slingsby Bethel, Sheriff of London. Duchess of Cleveland.

English fashion in the 17th Century.

English fashion in the 17th Century.

Top row left to right: Anna, Countess of Chesterfield 1640. Gentleman of the court of Charles II 1665. Duke of Newcastle 1646. Right: William Villiers Viscont of Grandison 1640. Royalist soldier 1649. Nobleman 1649.
Bottom row left: Slingsby Bethel, Sheriff of London 1680. Cavalier under Charles II 1680. Duchess of Cleveland 1675. Right: James Marquis of Hamilton 1620. English citizens 1645. Francis Duchess of Richmond 1620. Palace Guard 1625. Baroque period, Galante Conduite.

On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.

A Dinner at the House of Molière at Auteuil.

Molière French actor, theater director. George-Gaston Mélingue. Baroque costumes. 17th Century fashion. Allonge Wigs

A Dinner at the House of Molière at Auteuil.

A Dinner at the House of Molière at Auteuil.

Molière 1622-1673 was a French actor, theater director and playwright. He is one of the great classics and made the comedy to a tragedy potentially equivalent genre.

Photogravure by George-Gaston Mélingue. Editor: Charles F. Horne. Great Men and Famous Women. A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in history.

Ms. de la Valliere. French Baroque Costume Louis XIV

Louise de La Baume Le Blanc de la Valliere. Baroque costumes. 17th Century clothing. Louis XIV fashion. Court Dress in Versailles. барокко костюм

Ms. de la Valliere, Reign of Louis XIV, 1661

French Baroque Costume. Ancien Régime fashion in the reign of Louis XIV, 1661.

Louise-Françoise de La Baume le Blanc, duchess de La Vallière (1644-1710), maid of honour and mistress of Louis XIV.

“Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864

French Comtesse de Grignan, Reign Of Louis XIV, 1663

Baroque costumes. 17th Century clothing. Louis XIV fashion. Court Dress in Versailles. Françoise-Marguerite de Sévigné

Comtesse de Grignan, Reign Of Louis XIV, 1663

French Comtesse de Grignan, Reign Of Louis XIV, at château de Bussy-Rabutin 1663.

Court Dress in Versailles. 17th Century Ancien Régime fashion. Baroque clothing. (Françoise-Marguerite de Sévigné, comtesse de Grignan.)

Le château de Bussy Rabutin

“Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864

 

Madame de Maintenon. Coiffure Louis XIV. French Baroque period.

Madame de Maintenon. Baroque period hairstyle. Coiffure Louis XIV. hairdos. French Ancien Régime fashion Curtisan

Madame de Maintenon

Madame de Maintenon 1635-1719. French Baroque period.

Françoise d’Aubigné, marquise de Maintenon, briefly called Madame de Maintenon was the last mistress and in morganatic marriage, the second wife of Louis XIV of France.

After the death of his wife, Queen Maria Theresa of Austria in October 1683, Louis XIV went to the Maintenon secretly a left-handed marriage (The right hand is the oath hand, the hand of the marriage alliance. The left-handed marriage granted the wife in the aristocratic society not full marriage rights, but was merely a special form of concubinage. Not a full legally binding marriage, morganatic marriage, not befitting). Until his death, he lived with her ​​and visited her every day in their rooms. The unclear relationship to the outside of the two and the fact that she was a little older than him, led to some talk on the court and in Europe.
In 1685 founded Madame de Maintenon in the town of Saint-Cyr-l’École (Arrondissement Versailles) a boarding school, Maison royale de Saint-Louis, for 300 daughters of impoverished noblemen – the Maison Royale de Saint-Louis. There she retired after the death of the king in 1715, without ever having to leave the place again. The tomb of Madame de Maintenon lies in the Chapel.

Gallerie: „Album de coiffures histories“ by E. Nissy. Published 1890 by Albert Brunet.