Category Archives: 18th Century

Costume and Fashion History during the 18th Century. Clothing of the Late Baroque, Rococo, Louis XV, Louis XVI, Rose Bertin Minister of Fashion at the court of Marie Antoinette. The French Revolution fashion period of Incroyables and Merveilleuses. The Georgians and Regency period.

Jean-Marie Collot d’Herbois.

Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois. French Revolution. Directory costume.

Jean-Marie Collot d’Herbois demolishing buildings of Lyon. French Revolution.

Jean-Marie Collot d’Herbois demolishing buildings of Lyon. French Revolution.

Jean-Marie Collot d’Herbois démolissant des bâtiments de Lyon.

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Sclaveni male costume in 1760, 18th century.

Sclaveni costume. Slavic tribe. Historical Wallachia, Moldavia clothing.18th century

Sclaveni costume in 1760

Sclaveni male costume in 1760, 18th century.

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Torquato Tasso and Leonora d’Este

Torquato Tasso, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German Enlightenment. Romanticism era

Torquato Tasso and the Two Leonores, 1839, by Karl Ferdinand Sohn.

Torquato Tasso and Leonora d’Este by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

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Tin wares shop in 18th century France.

Christoph Kilian, Vendor, Tinware, 18th Century, Baroque fashion.

Tin wares shop in 18th century France

Tin wares shop in 18th century France.

The figure shows the establishment, vendors and buyers in a tin store. After Christoph Kilian  (1709 – 1781). Continue reading

Paul Barras, Member of the Executive Board.

Paul Barras, Politician, French Revolution costumes, Executive Board

Paul-François-Jean-Nicolas, Vicomte de Barras, French politician and Member of the Executive Board

 Paul Barras 1755-1829. Member of the Executive Board.

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Brissot de Warville, leader of the Girondins.

Jacques-Pierre Brissot de Warville. Girondins. French Revolution.

Brissot de Warville 1754 -1793, leader of the Girondins.

Brissot de Warville 1754 -1793, leader of the Girondins.

Jacques-Pierre Brissot de Warville called Brissot, publicist and journalist, was the Jacobin and later leader of the Girondins, a grouping of moderate Republicans during the French Revolution. Continue reading

The Sultan Saladin and his Sister Sittah.

Sultan Saladin. Sister Sittah. Nathan the Wise. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. German Enlightenment.

The Sultan Saladin and his Sister Sittah.

The Sultan Saladin and his Sister Sittah.

Saladin and his sister Sittah, have played chess. Sittah has won. Al Hafi, Saladin’s treasurer, enters. Continue reading

Coiffure à la Belle-Poule 1780. Rococo hairstyle.

Coiffure à la Belle-Poule. 18th century rococo hairstyle fashion

Coiffure à la Belle-Poule 1780.

Coiffure à la Belle-Poule 1780.

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Chapeau coiffure bonnette, robe à la turque, grande parure 1786.

Chapeau coiffure bonnette, robe à la turque, grande parure 1786. Rococo fashion era.

Chapeau coiffure bonnette, robe à la turque, grande parure 1786.

Chapeau coiffure bonnette, robe à la turque, grande parure 1786. Continue reading

Costume Déshabillé du matin appelé pierrot en 1787

Costume Déshabillé du matin appelé pierrot. 18th century rococo costumes

Costume Déshabillé du matin appelé pierrot en 1787.

Costume Déshabillé du matin appelé pierrot en 1787.

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Chapeaux Bonnette en 1787. Rococo era headdresses.

Chapeaux Bonnette. 18th century rococo headdresses.

Chapeaux Bonnette en 1787.

Chapeaux Bonnette en 1787.

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