Category Archives: 1530

Costumes and Fashion in 1530, 16th century.

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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Francis I. 1515 to 1545. Renaissance fashion.

Renaissance, fashion, Francis I, 16th century, costumes.

French Renaissance Costumes. History of Fashion. Reign of Francis the First

Fashion under the Reign of FRANCIS I. 1515 to 1545.

(French Renaissance costume period.)

The court of Francis I. — A speech of Charles V. — The king’s liberality — Order of the Cordelière — Word paintings of the fashions of the day, by Rabelais — Costumes of the seasons — Feather fans Sunshades — The ” hoche-plis ” or vertugadin — Mme. de Tressan saves her cousin’s life — Satires and songs — Mdlle. de Lacépède — “Contenances” — Silk shoes with slashes — Head-dress called a “passe-filon” — Increase of love of dress — The bean flower — Artistic head-dresses — Twists of hair called ratraprenades — Ferronières—Coaches in Paris ; their influence on the fashions.

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Henri d’Albret in 1527. French nobility. Renaissance era.

Henri d'Albret 1527. Renaissance fashion. 16th century fashion. Tudor costume

Henri d’Albret 1527

Henri d’Albret, 1503-1555, Grandfather From Henri IV in Renaissance clothing 1527.

Henri d’Albret, brother-in-law of the French king Francis I (1497–1547). Henri ruled the independent kingdom of Navarre from 1518 to 1555. Continue reading