Tag: Baroque era

Fashion and costume history of the Baroque. The epoch of Baroque lasted from 1575 to 1770. It is divided into early Baroque (until about 1650), the High Baroque (ca. 1650-1720) and late Baroque or Rococo (ca. 1720-1770).

Prince Rupert, Count Palatine of the Rhine and Duke of Bavaria.

Prince Rupert, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Wilton House, Collection, Baroque, nobility, England

Prince Rupert, Count Palatine of the Rhine and Duke of Bavaria, third son of Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia, and Frederick V, Elector Palatine, was born at Prague in 1619. The Wilton portrait was therefore painted about the year 1636, shortly after his arrival at the Court of Charles I, by his old drawing-master William Honthorst.