Mary of Burgundy, Duchess of Burgundy.
Medieval Burgundy, Gothic Costume period. Continue reading
The Hennin. Headdresses of the 15th century.
Medieval Flanders costumes. 15th century.
15th century burgundy fashion. Gothic period. Nobel women with hennin. After Israel van Meckeln.
From the book: Les arts somptuaires: Histoire du costume et de l’ameublement et des arts et industries qui s’y rattachent. Paris: Hangard-Maugé, 1858. Author: Charles Louandre (1812-1882).
The ladies travel to see. French Burgundy gothic costumes 15th century.
Les dames marinières. From the book: Les arts somptuaires: Histoire du costume et de l’ameublement et des arts et industries qui s’y rattachent. Paris: Hangard-Maugé, 1858. Author: Charles Louandre (1812-1882). Lithographer: Martin Thurwanger. Artist: Claudius Joseph, (1822-1887).
Headdresses 15th century. The Reticulated Headdress (Latin, Reticulum = a net).
At the hall door take off thy hood and gloves. Observe in Curtseie to take A rule of decent kind, Bend not thy body too far forth, Nor backe thy leg behind.
Curtesy came from Heaven when Gabriel greeted Our Lady. All virtues are included in it.
Here a courtly fantasy scene of the Middle Ages, 14-15th century is shown. The clothing shows the fitting design of Gothic and is based on the trend-setting, Burgundian court wealth and luxury. At the Burgundian court in Dijon chivalric culture once again enjoyed a late peak. The Burgundian court ceremonial (the import of the Habsburgs in Spain and was called from then on Spanish court ceremonial) remained in the following centuries model for all absolutist princely courts.
Mary Young Hunter. Edwardian Pre-Raphaelite Painter.
Mary Young Hunter (1872-1947) born in Napier, New Zealand. After the death of her father Edward Towgood in 1882, she moved with her mother Edith Towgood and her three siblings back to England. She studied painting in Newlyn, Cornwall, and at the Royal Academy, where she met John Young-Hunter (1874-1955). His father was Colin Hunter, a well-known marine painter and member of the Royal Academy of London, his mother was Isabella Young Rattre an excellent and important pianist. John received a chosen high aristocratic education, visited Clifton College and the University of London, studied under John Singer Sargent at the Royal Academy of Arts . Mary and John were married in 1899 and spent eight months in Italy to travel back through Germany and Belgium to England. They belonged to the higher London society, Johns parents friends were John Singer Sargent and Lawrence Alma-Tadema. They made a name for himself as portrait painter.
Exhibitions in the National Tate Gallery London and Luxembourg Museum in Paris (Paris Salon, Medal 1914) followed. From 1900 to 1913 they exhibited at the Royal Academy. Both are associated with the late Romantic art movement of the Edwardian Pre-Raphaelites. In 1906 their daughter Gabrielle was born. In 1915 they moved to the USA. From New York its first station they moved on to Taos, New Mexico. 1921 the couple separated and Mary Young Hunter moved to Berkley California where she died in 1947. John was fascinated by of the so-called Wild West since he had visited in London Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. His painting had since his arrival in New Mexico, the landscape, the Native Americans and still life as a subject, as opposed to the society portraits of his English years. John died in 1955 in Taos.
Christine de Pizan presenting her manuscript against the Roman de la Rose to Queen Isabeau of Bavaria, France c. 1410 – c. 1414.
Fashion under the Reigns of Louis XI, Charles VIII, and Louis XII. 1461 to 1515
Joan of Toulouse (Jeanne, Comtesse de Toulouse) 1220-1271. French medieval costume.
Joan of Toulouse was the only daughter of Count Raymond VII of Toulouse and his wife Sancha of Aragon, the last Countess of Toulouse, Margrave of Provence. She became with the French prince Alfonso of Poitiers, brother of King Louis IX., engaged in 1229. Both died on the way back from the seventh crusade in Italy on two consecutive days.
Caps and Hoods. 11th to 15th century. The Modes of the Middle Ages.
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Coiffes, Capuchons. – Planche 4.
Nobility costumes. French Fashion History 11th to 15th century.
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Âge, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Moyen Âge. Élégantes – Planche 1.