Equestrian portrait of Henri IV in 1596 on horseback, aged 45. King of France.
Renaissance costume of a 16th century citizen of Paris.
Court Lady. Marie de Medici as widow. Gentleman, 1620.
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Historical clothing of a woman of Bayonne. Region Aquitaine. 16th century.
Renaissance costume of a Gentleman of the court of Francis I. 16th century. Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles.
Bodyguard of French king Francis I. 1515 to 1545. According to a miniature of the time by Gaignièrs.
Portraits of Antoine de Saint-Chamand, lord of Mery, an unknown lady and Henri IV before 1600.
Clothing of travelling merchants at the time of Henry IV of France. Marchand of the Brushes. Tinker.
Musketeer and infantry officer in the 16th century. According to Willemin’s book.
Costume of a French peasant farmer from the 16th to the 18th century.