Anton Fugger of the lily. German merchant of the 16th century.
An English Gentleman costume in 1590. Tudor fashion era. Renaissance 16th century.
Catherine Howard. Queen of England, fifth wife of King Henry VIII. Portrait of Hans Holbein the Younger. Catherine Howard c.1521 – 1542. She was from 1540 until 1541 Queen of… Read More
Sir Thomas More, 1478 -1535. Portrait of Hans Holbein the Younger. Sir Thomas More was an English statesman and humanist author, noted Renaissance humanist, councillor to Henry VIII, and Lord… Read More
Costume of a German sutler by Peter Breughel.
Landsquenets soldiers 1562. 16th century mercenary military.
Herald and lansquenet fashion 1510-1550. Dresden, drawings cabinet. German Renaissance era 16th century.
The Faerie Queene is his most important contribution to English poetry which is linked here with the Arthurian legend.
Antonio Tebaldeo. Italian poet of the renaissance.
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… Read More