Henri III’s favourites put on make-up and powder, wore earrings, lace and tinsel.
Portraiture at the court of the Valois
Hampton Court Palace is a castle in far south-west London on the left bank of the River Thames
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Portrait of a woman as Astrée, probably Mary Josephine Drummond, Condesa de Castelblanco, by Largillierre.
The Japanese tea ceremony also known as the tea ritual, is close to Zen in its underlying philosophy.
Edward of Woodstock, named after his birthplace, Prince of Wales and Aquitaine, known as The Black Prince, but actually Edward Plantagenet; KG (June 15, 1330 in Woodstock, Oxfordshire; – June… Read More
Robin Hood was born at Locksley, in the county of Nottingham, in the reign of King Henry II, and about the year of Christ 1160.
A Love-scene typical of the art of Louis the Fifteenth’s day.
Old Caucasian Carpet from Armenia or South Caucasia.
Jewellery pendant of Charles V. This jewel exhibits a mass of precious stones. Renaissance craftsmanship