Garde du Roi, Corps des 200 Gentilshommes. Histoire de l’Armée et de tous les régiments depuis les premiers temps de la Monarchie jusqu’à nos jours par M. Adrien Pascal. Paris, Dutertre, Libraire -Editeur 1861.
Don Juan de Austria around 1572. Don Juan de Austria (Knight John of Austria; born February 24, 1547 Regensburg; † 1 October 1578 in Bouge, part of today Namur) was… Read More
Portrait of Lavinia Biglia by Juan Pantoja de la Cruz. Portrait of a lady of the Pallavicini family. From the painting by Juan Pantoja de la Cruz 1553-1608. Elizabethan court dress. Queen… Read More
The wars of religion — The fashions of Italy are brought across the Alps, and are welcomed in France — Effects of the expeditions into Italy — Articles from Venice and Genoa are very fashionable — A cloud of sugar-plums, and a shower of scents — Effeminate style of dress — Charles IX. and his Edicts against extravagant display — Fashion rebels against sumptuary laws — Women of high rank, bourgeoises, widows, and spinsters — Wedding dresses — Observations of a Venetian ambassador — “Corps piqué” — Drawers—Pain — Cosmetics — Breast mirrors, girdle mirrors — Court dresses — “Arcelets.”
German Renaissance Fashion in the 16th Century. Top row left: Noblewomen and noblemen in Spanish fashion of the years 1565-1570 Right: Knight and General in armor and armament under Emperor… Read More
German blackened steel armor. Renaissance weapons, 16th century. XVI Century – German Armor Art. Armeria Real Madrid. Armor blackened steel veneer.
Elisabeth of Austria 1554 -1592, Queen of France, consort of Charles IX in 1570.
Nobleman in Spanish court dress in the Reign of Charles IX 1572. Renaissance period. “Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor… Read More
Chaussure sous François 1er, Chaussure maître des comptes, Gant brodé à cris pins découpés et brodés, Lacée sur le côté et à barbe d’écrevisse.
German aristocracy in Spanish style. Second third of the 16th century. Late Renaissance in the transition to the Counter-Reformation. Baroque period.