Sir Thomas More was an English statesman and author, noted renaissance humanist, councillor to Henry VIII, and Lord High Chancellor of England from October 1529 to 16 May 1532.
The Egg of Columbus The Egg of Columbus is a phrase that describes an amazingly simple solution to an intractable problem.
Landsquenets soldiers 1562. 16th century mercenary military.
Imperial Herald from the first half of the 16th century. Colored pen drawings by Hans Holbein. Garb of the common lansquenets.
Renaissance helmets of the 15th century.
The Faerie Queene is his most important contribution to English poetry which is linked here with the Arthurian legend.
Antonio Tebaldeo. Italian poet of the renaissance.
Above: Portrait of Isabella d’Este in her sixties, by Titian. Originally, Titian painted between 1534 and 1536 a more aged Isabella, but she was so displeased with it that she… Read More
Adornment of a Gentleman at the beginning of the 15th century. Early Renaissance, Gothic fashion era. Parure de Gentilhomme (commencement du XV siècle.) A. Morel et Cie, editeurs. Impr. E. Martinet.
Elsa by Ferdinand Wagner. Portrait in the Renaissance style. Costume jewelry, hair and hat of the period of the 16th century modeled. Painted about 1880th.