Category Archives: French Ancien Régime fashion

Robe à la Diane. 18ème siècle la mode rococo.

Robe Diane, Rococo gown, 18th century fashion, costue

Jolie Femme vêtu d’une Robe d’un nouveau gout dit à la Diane.

Robe à la Diane.

18ème siècle la mode rococo.

Continue reading

Woman of nobility. Time of Louis XV.

Nobility. Rococo Costume. louis XV. 18th century fashion

Woman of nobility. (1730)

Woman of nobility. Fashion at the time of Louis XV.

Continue reading

French merchant in the sixteenth century.

French merchant. 16th century costume. Renaissance fashion.

Marchand français au XVI siècle.

French merchant in the sixteenth century.

Continue reading

The Sun King in theater costume.

French Sun King. Louis XIV. Baroque fashion. theater costume

Louis XIV in theater costume 1700.

The Sun King in theater costume 1700.

Continue reading

French lady costume in the 17th century

French lady costume. Baroque fashion. 17th century clothing. Achille Devéria.

French lady costume in the 17th century

French lady costume in the 17th century.

Dame Francaise. XVIIe siècle.
Continue reading

Renee de Rieux, demoiselle de Châteauneuf.

Renee de Rieux, demoiselle de Châteauneuf. French lady costume. Henry III. Renaissance style. 16th century fashion.

Renee de Rieux, demoiselle de Châteauneuf.

Renee de Rieux, demoiselle de Châteauneuf.

Continue reading

Civil suit in the time of Louis XIII.

Civil suit. Baroque fashion. Louis XIII. 17th century costume.

Civil suit in the time of Louis XIII. 17th century

Civil suit in the time of Louis XIII.

Costume civil du temps de Louis XIII. XVIIe siècle.

Continue reading

Henry IV at the Battle of Ivry.

Henry IV at the battle of Ivry. 14 March 1590. Huguenot. Wars of Religion. Renaissance costume history. Military Uniform 16th century

Henry IV at the Battle of Ivry: “Stand with my white plume”. March 14, 1590.

Henry IV at the Battle of Ivry.

King Henry IV indicating its white plume at the Battle of Ivry on March 14, 1590.  “Stand with my white plume”. Henri IV à la bataille d’Ivry: “Ralliez-vous à mon panache blanc”

Continue reading

The king’s guard. Chevau-légers.

Chevau-légers. 16th century military. Renaissance soldier. French Cavalry uniform

Chevau-légers. Light horsemen. 1560 to 1600. The custody of King Henry IV. Sergeant in armor.

Chevau-légers. The Guard troops of the Ancien Régime.

The king’s guard. Sergeant in armor. 1560 to 1600.

Continue reading

Gendarme of France in 16th century.

French Gendarme. Baroque military uniform. 16th century. children of honor. First company.

A Gendarme in 1593. Gendarme of the first company of children of honor in 1596.

Gendarme of France in 16th century. Baroque fashion.

A Gendarme in 1593. Gendarme of the first company of children of honor in 1596.
Continue reading

Equestrian Portrait of Henry IV.

Henri IV, Equestrian Portrait. scepter, hat, scarf, weave, fashion, baroque, 16th century, King of France

Equestrian Portrait of Henry IV in 1596 on horseback.

Equestrian Portrait of Henry IV in 1596 on horseback, aged 45. King of France.

According to Thomas de Leu. Drawing Chevignard. (1553-1610)
Jean-Louis-Joseph-Camille (Engraver)
Continue reading