Fashion - 16th & 17th centuries
Portrait of a woman, natbe by Maarten van Heemskerck
Un Univers intime
1560 - Portrait of a Lady, perhaps Contessa Lucia Albani Avogadro - Giovanni Battista Moroni - such an elegant cut
Portrait of a Woman. Paolo Zacchia il Vecchio (the elder) (1519-1561). Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille, France. Paolo Zacchia il Vecchio (the elder) was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period. He was born and active in Lucca. He probably trained in Florence. His works show influences of Domenico Ghirlandaio and Fra Bartolomeo.
Portrait of a Woman. Paolo Zacchia il Vecchio (the elder) (1519-1561). Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille, France.
PORTRAIT OF THE HON. DOROTHY LATIMER (1549-1608), WIFE OF THOMAS CECIL, LATER 1ST EARL OF EXETER, HOLDING A PENDANT DEPICTING PERSEUS: inscribed upper left on a cartelino: ‘Dorothy Latimer wife to Thomas / Earl of Exeter Great Grandmother / to Diana Countefse of Ailesbury’: John Bettes the Younger
Portrait of a Moravian Woman, attributed to Pieter Pietersz the Younger, looks about 1570s-80s.
Elizabeth Manners, Countess of Rutland, in a masquerade costume designed by Inigo Jones by John de Critz the Elder,1606
Reinette: Masquerades,Carnivals and Disguises
Lavinia Fontana, Lady of Bolognia Check out the sleeves just fabulous!
SOFONISBA ANGUISSOLA (C. 1532 – 1625) An Unknown Noblewoman. Museo Immaginario Arti senza Tempo. Tentatively categorizing this as Spanish. May be Italian.
Mary Dudley (1531-August 9, 1586) daughter of John Dudley, duke of Northumberland (1504-x.August 22,1553) and Jane Guildford (1509-January 15, 1555) On March 29, 1551, she was married to Sir Henry Sidney (June 20, 1529-May 5, 1586). Under Elizabeth I, Mary Sidney was at court as one of her ladies and nursed the queen through her bout of smallpox in October 1562. Mary subsequently caught the disease herself and was left horribly scarred by it. She was a favorite and friend, of Elizabeth I.
A Who's Who of Tudor Women (D)
Elizabeth's portrait in Hatfield House, called The Rainbow Portrait. Her cloak is decorated with eyes and ears to denote how Elizabeth sees all and hears all.
Penelope Rich was a notorious Elizabethan beauty, inspiring poetry and praise from the courtly male elite. But as a married women she also achieved a certain notoriety and fame by virtue of a series of love affairs. Born into the wealthy Essex family in 1563, Penelope was the daughter of Walter Devereux, first Earl of Essex and his wife, Lettice.
The Essamplaire News - April 2013
Halloween Thrifting Challenge: Early Stuart Era (1603-1625)
N e e d l e p r i n t: William Larkin's Beautiful Jackets