Marquis, Règne de Louis XV, d’après Lancret, 1740

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Marquis, Règne de Louis XV, d’après Lancret, 1740

Marquis, Règne de Louis XV, d’après Lancret, 1740

Marquis, Reign of Louis XV, after Lancret, 1740.

France 18th century rococo clothing. Louis XV Ancien Régime fashion. Court Dress in Versailles. Habit à la française: Justaucorps, Tricorne and (Rhinegrave) Breeches.

Source: Modes et Costumes Historiques. Drawing by Xavier Willemin (1763–1833). Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet (Pauquet Brothers). First published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864.

illustration, vignette, monkey, lion

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