Sir Thomas More was an English statesman and author, noted renaissance humanist, councillor to Henry VIII, and Lord High Chancellor of England from October 1529 to 16 May 1532.
Costume of a German sutler by Peter Breughel.
History of the Army. German Landsquenet soldiers 1562. 16th century mercenary military.
Imperial Herald from the first half of the 16th century. Colored pen drawings by Hans Holbein. Garb of the common lansquenets.
The Faerie Queene is his most important contribution to English poetry which is linked here with the Arthurian legend.
Antonio Tebaldeo (1463–1537) was born in Ferrara, where he was an educator of Isabella d’Este and then secretary of Lucretia Borgia later. Successor of Francesco Petrarch.
Isabella d’Este (b. 1474, Ferrara, Italy; d.1539 Romagna, Italy), Marchioness of Mantua, known as “The First Lady of the Renaissance.” Portrait by Titian with a balzo, the famous Capigliari headdress.
Garde du Roi, Corps des 200 Gentilshommes. Guard of the king. The Corps of the 200 Gentlemen. France Military 1570.
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.
Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Japanese military leader 16th century. Celui qui devint le grand Hideyoshi (16e siècle), alors au service de Nobunaga en lutte contre seigneurs révoltés, aide son maître à franchir… Read More