The three beautiful daughters of James, second Earl Waldegrave was painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds in 1780-1 for Horace Walpole.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
Painted at Vigée Le Brun’s best period this group ranks among her highest achievements,- it has been engraved and reproduced times out of number
Lady Hester Stanhope was an English aristocrat, antiquarian, and one of the most famous travellers of her age.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
French school, second half of the 15th century.
Portrait of Margaret of York (1446 – 1503), wife of Charles the Bold. The lady with the hennin.
Marie-Antoinette as an example of elegance and extravagance as Dauphine and as Queen of France.
Belle Époque. Portrait of a Lady by Giovanni Boldini at l’Exposition universelle de Paris, 1889.
Anne of Cleves (1515 – 1557) was the fourth wife of the English King Henry VIII and was therefore Queen of England from 6 January 1540 to 9 July 1540.
Sidney Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Lea. This is probably the portrait painted in 1847, and exhibited at the Royal Academy the same year, the replica of which is now at Herbert House.
The early history of the Herbert family. William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke. Full length, standing, in black-slashed doublet and trunk hose, with short cloak. Tudor era. Wilton House Pictures.
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.