Kaga decor of two bowls from different periods. Ao Kutani & Ko Kutani. Japan ceramics.
Baroque period. Merchant and merchant’s wife. London 1590.
This is Renée de Lorraine, daughter of the Duke of Lorraine François I” and Christine of Danemarck.
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Marguerite de France was the fourth daughter of King Francis I of France and Claude, Duchess of Brittany
On the history of costumes. Fashion history. Baroque period. London 1590. Distinguished women.
French Huguenot leader, Catholic prelate of the Renaissance
He was Duc de Roannais, Marquis de Boisy, Comte de Maulévrier, Comte de Caravas, Seigneur d’Oiron, Grand Stable Master of France.
His reign was dominated by civil wars and the infamous massacre of French Protestants on St Bartholomew’s Eve.
Jeanne d’Albret was one of the most active and influential women in France around the middle of the 16th century.
Henri III’s favourites put on make-up and powder, wore earrings, lace and tinsel.