16th century German renaissance costumes. Mode of German nobility and particans during the first third of the 16th century, to 1520th. Upper half of the picture: German nobles. German patricians.… Read More
Renaisance Fashion at the European Courts of the 16th Century.
Nobility and court costumes. Fashion in the first third of the 18th century in France and Germany. Transition from Baroque to Rococo. Nobility and Court costumes.
Romania Hairstyles of Hunedoara, Transylvania. (Pieptănătură din Huniedoara. Transilvania.) Source: Romanian Folk Costumes.Portul popular romanesc by Alexandrina Enachescu Cantemir. Editeur: Prof. Dimitrie Gusti. Published: Scrisul Romanesc, S.A., Craiova 1937.
Masai warrior in 1907. With spear, shield and lion headdress.
The scholars and writers on antiquities, up to the time of Winckelmann, apply the term Fauns to the human figures with tails and pointed ears, while they term the figures with goat’s legs sometimes Pans, at other times Satyrs.
Bust of a young and beardless satyr, distinguished, as usual, by the pointed ears of a goat, and by hair in front shaggy and rough, like that of the same animal.
This bust has been called that of a Maenad or Bacchante, an attribution which the comparison of other Bacchic types would seem fully to justify.
The distinguishing characteristic of the head of Apollo is the manner in which the hair is represented.
Head of Minerva. The hair, parted in the middle, is drawn back from the temples, after the manner usual in the representations of Minerva.