French styles of the Baroque and Rococo in the 18th century. Wigs and hats. Principles of the French-Italian Riding School. The most popular colours for horses.
Clothing of a notary early 18th century. Notaire en 1725. D’après une gravure du temps.
Knight of The Order of St. Louis. Reign of Louis XIV, 1680. Chevalier de Saint-Louis. Rege de Louis XIV. Laitière en 1680. The Order of Saint Louis was founded on… Read More
Fashion between the Regency of the Duke of Orleans and the reign of Louis XV 1715 to 1774. Both acted on the same motto: “All for pleasure.”
Baroque aristocracy costume. German man of rank in the garb 1670-1680. 17th century Louis XIV fashion. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
Philip Dormer Stanhope. Earl of Chesterfield 1694 – 1773 Author of Letters to His Son and Letters to His Godson THIS arbiter of elegant manners was born in London, in 1694.… Read More
The characteristic features of the French clothing from the last decades of the 17th century laid the foundation for the modern costume.
France and Austrian Military uniforms. First third of the 18th century. Top row left to right: Marshal of France and subaltern officer from 1704 to 1730. Right: King Louis XV. and… Read More
Strasbourg clothes in 17th Century. Baroque era. Top row left: Woman in big hat. Woman in winter habit (1670) Woman in mourning clothes. Right: Monsieur le Consul (1670). Councilor. Bottom… Read More
A Dinner at the House of Molière at Auteuil. Molière 1622-1673 was a French actor, theater director and playwright. He is one of the great classics and made the comedy to… Read More