THIS plate terminates the series in which we have successively represented the different phases of the cartouche.
The Wilton picture is mentioned by Gambarini as: “Rembrandt — an old woman reading with spectacles.” It was therefore in the collection before 1730.
France 18th century. The Grand Lever. The morning toilet of a lady of status. The caracos, the shirts, the overskirt, etc. Female fashion during the reign of Louis XVI.
Stephen Keene (about 1640-1719) was an English instrument maker. He made harpsichords, spinets and virginals in his workshop in London.
Grandes robes d’étiquette à la cour de Marie-Antoinette. Robe de Cour avec son panier, garnie de feuilles de chêne en guirlandes. A Madame la Comtesse d’Oyras 1786.
The uniforms of the French Navy under the government of Louis XVI and the revolution. 18th century.
France 18th century. Costumes of the middle classes. Bourgeois women and their children. Rococo period.
The Bagpipe (Cornemuse and Musette) and the hurdy- gurdy (Vielle) were, after the thirteenth century, banished to the lower orders, to the blind and to the wandering mendicant class.
Design of a silk pattern in franco-oriental style based on Persian ornamentation. France at the beginning of the 17th century.
Transport wagons, coaches and carriages in 16th and 17th century Europe. Coaches in France. Continental carriages in the 13th and 14th century.