The court of Francis I. Increase of love of dress. La Belle Ferroniere. Artistic head-dresses. The Vertugadin. Contenances. Marguerite de Navarre. The fashions of the day, by Rabelais.
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German aristocracy in Spanish style. Second third of the 16th century. Late Renaissance in the transition to the Counter-Reformation. Baroque period.
Spanish clothing fashion of the late Renaissance and Spanish Baroque in the period between about 1550 and the Thirty Years War around 1620.
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Time of the late Renaissance, the Thirty Years War, marked by the Counter-Reformation, with the associated dominance of the Spanish Baroque.
French nobleman and noblewoman. Fashion of the late Renaissance and Spanish Baroque in the period between about 1550 and the Thirty Years War around 1620.