Category Archives: Ancien Régime

Ancien Régime. Early modernity all over Europe before the French Revolution of 1789, a term representative for absolutism.

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.

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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.
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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)
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Marie de Medici in widow costume.

French Court Lady. Marie de Medici as widow. Gentleman ostume. Baroque fashion history

Court Lady. Marie de Medici as widow. Gentleman, 1620.

Court Lady. Marie de Medici as widow. Gentleman, 1620.

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Renaissance court costume.

Renaissance court dress. 17th century fashion. costume history

Gentleman of the court of Francis I.

Renaissance court costume.

Gentleman of the court of Francis I. France 17th century.

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Fashion portraits of the 16th century.

Fashion portraits Renaissance fashion history. 16th century costumes.

Renaissance fashion portraits. 16th century.

Fashion portraits of the renaissance, early baroque.

Portraits of Pied D’Antoine de Saint-Chamand, Lord of Mery, a incnonnue lady and Henry IV before 1600. According to the Compendium of Gaignières.
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Marchand of brushes. Boilermaker. 16th c.

Marchand. Boilermaker. Renaissance costumes. 16th century clothing.

Marchand of brushes. Boilermaker. 16th century.

Marchand of brushes. Boilermaker. Reign of Henry IV.

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Musketeer and an infantry officer.

Musketeer, infantry officer costumes. 16th century military uniform. Baroque fashion history

Musketeer and an infantry officer in the 16th century.

Musketeer and an infantry officer in the 16th century.

According to the book of Willemin. Renaissance era.

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French peasant farmer from the 16th to 18th century.

French peasant farmer costume. Louis XIII., Louis XIIV., fashion era. French Ancien Régime.Baroque fashion history.

French peasant farmer from the 16th to 18th century.

French peasant farmer from the 16th to 18th century.

Taken from the Collection of the diversity of clothes, according Chevignard.
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Huntsman in the 16th century. Baroque fashion.

Huntsman in the 16th century. Baroque fashion history. Louis XIII. Ancien Régime

Huntsman in the 16th century.

Huntsman in the 16th century.
D’après M. Lechevalier-Chevignard.
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Louis XIII. fashion. France Ancien Régime.

Musketeers. Baroque military uniforms. Costumes France 17th century. Louis XIII modes.

Marshal Souvré. Mr. Bellegarde, Grand Squire of France. M. Pluvinel, Riding Master of Louis XIII. (1610-1643).

Louis XIII. fashion. Ancien Régime.

Marshal Souvré. Mr. Bellegarde, Grand Squire of France. M. Pluvinel, Riding Master of Louis XIII. (1610-1643).
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