Tag Archives: Renaissance fashion era

Fashion and costume illustrations of the Renaissance. Restored from various, rare sources. Renaissance (French for “rebirth”) describes a European cultural epoch mainly 15th and 16th century. The end of the era takes place in the early 17th century in Italy by the newly prominent baroque style.

Herald and lansquenet 1510-1550. Renaissance era.

Herald, lansquenet, Mercenaries baggy breeches. 16th century costumes. Renaissance fashion.

Herald and lansquenet 1510-1550.

Herald and lansquenet fashion 1510-1550.

Dresden, drawings cabinet. German Renaissance era 16th century.

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Renaissance helmets of the 15th century.

15th century. Renaissance military.

1. Capeline – 2. Morion – 3/6. Casque à visière et autres’.

Renaissance helmets of the 15th century.

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The Fairy Queen. Florimel and the Witch.

Fairy Queen. Edmund Spenser. Faerie Queen. Anglo-Saxon literature, English Renaissance.

Faery Queen. Florimel and the Witch

The Fairy Queen. Florimel and the Witch.

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Antonio Tebaldeo. Italian poet of the renaissance. 16th century.

Antonio Tebaldeo. Italian poet . Renaissance costumes. 16th century fashion.

Antonio Tebaldeo. Italian poet of the renaissance.

Antonio Tebaldeo. Italian poet of the renaissance.

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Isabella d’Este with the famous Capigliari headdress.

Isabella d'Este. Titian. Renaissance portrait. Renaissance fashion. 15th century costume

Portrait of Isabella d’Este with the famous Capigliari headdress.
Fragment (left and right cut).
Isabella d’Este

Above: Portrait of Isabella d’Este in her sixties, by Titian. Originally, Titian painted between 1534 and 1536 a more aged Isabella, but she was so displeased with it that she made him repaint it so that she appeared forty years younger. The picture based on a sketch after a preparatory drawing that probably Lorenzo Costa had made after an oral description of her half-sister – without model session.

Isabella d’Este 1474 – 1539. Italian Renaissance.

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Adornment of a Gentleman, 15th century fashion.

Adornment, Gentleman, 15th century. Gothic costume era

Adornment of a Gentleman, 15th century.

Adornment of a Gentleman at the beginning of the 15th century.

Early Renaissance, Gothic fashion era. Parure de Gentilhomme (commencement du XV siècle.)  A. Morel et Cie, editeurs. Impr. E. Martinet.
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Elsa. Renaissance portrait by Ferdinand Wagner.

Renaissance portrait. Elsa. Ferdinand Wagner. Nazarene. Romanticism art.

Elsa by Ferdinand Wagner, Nazarene.

Elsa by Ferdinand Wagner.

Portrait in the Renaissance style. Costume jewelry, hair and hat of the period of the 16th century modeled. Painted about 1880th.

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Court jester costume. France 16th century.

Court jester costume. 16th century fashion. Renaissance costumes

Court jester costume. 16th century.

Court jester costume. France 16th century.

Costume de Fou. XVIe siècle D’après le Chevallier-Chevignard.

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Lady of the Court of King Francis. 16th century fashion.

Renaissance court dress. King Francis I. 16th century fashion.

Lady of the Court of King Francis I. Sixteenth century.

Lady of the Court of King Francis. 16th century fashion.

Dame de la cour du roi François Ier. XVIe siècle.
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Henry II as Captain Chevau-Légers. 16th century.

French king Henry II. Captain Chevau-Légers. Renaissance era. 16th century costumes

Portrait of Henry II as Captain Chevau-Légers.

Portrait of Henry II as Captain Chevau-Légers.

Portrait de Henri II, En Capitaine de Chevau-Legers. D’apres les antiquités de Wilhelm. Continue reading

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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