Mary Fitzalan, wife of Duke of Norfolk. I love the colors!
An entirely sensible outfit (and head) anonymous portrait, Italy circa 1580
16th Century Corset. This is an example of copying a period item but not understanding how it was engineered and why. The tabs on corsets were not, as these are, decorative. They help distribute the pressure of the corset off the hips and should be boned. 17th centuri, 16th century, centuri corset, renaiss, corsets, fashion idea, garb, centuri staysstomach, 16th centuri
16th Century Corset
Corset by Cameron Hampton
... Artist - Lavinia Fontana 1552-1614 - Self portraits + a few others
It's About Time: Portraits of women attributed to Alessandro Allori (1535-1607) or His Followers
Circle of Pieter Pourbus (?Gouda 1523/4-1584 Bruges): Portrait of a lady, half-length, in a black dress with white fur trim and a golden underskirt and sleeves, with a pomander in her right hand attached to a Chatelaine around her waist, her left hand resting on a draped table. Oil on canvas.
features in upcoming Christie's auctions
A Young Woman, 1565 (follower of Agnolo Bronzino) (1503-1572) Seattle Art Museum, WA 61.153
Elisabet of Austria, Queen of France, François Clouet
medici family tree |Leonora di Toledo Medici. Daughter of King Phillip II of Spain, married to Pietro Medici. Murdered by her husband for infidelity. Pietro's sister was Isabella De Medici - this portrait is often mistaken for Isabella. See my pin "Murder of a Medici Princess" for their fascinating story. histori, costum, renaiss, de medici, maria de, art, alessandro allori, portraits, 16th centuri
Marie de Medici by Bronzino.
Maria de' Medici
Portrait of a Little Girl, Redetti Family, c1570, oil on canvas.
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Elizabeth of Valois, third wife of Philip II of Spain, by Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, circa 1605
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Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda was an outrageously wealthy Spanish aristocrat, born on 29 June 1540. She was considered one of the greatest beauties of her day in Europe, even though she lost an eye in a sword fight with one of her father's young pages. Perhaps the eyepatch made her more intriguing. She married at the age of 12 to Ruy Gómez de Silva, Prince of Eboli. fencing, inspiring women, outfit, court, rock, princesses, spain, portrait, eyes
Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda was an outrageously wealthy Spanish aristocrat, born on 29 June 1540. She was considered one of the greatest beauties of her day in Europe, even though she lost an eye in a sword fight with one of her father's young pages. Perhaps the eyepatch made her more intriguing. She married at the age of 12 to Ruy Gómez de Silva, Prince of Eboli.
artist: Alessandro Allori,1535–1607 (detail) portrait of Maria de’ Medici (1540 – 1557) c.1555-57 or possibly Eleonora di Garzia di Toledo (1553 – 1576) c.1567-69, more often known as "Leonora" or "Dianora" #renaissance #art di toledo, maria de, 16th, renaissance paintings, alessandro allori, renaissance art, c1555, medici, renaissance portraits
Alessandro Allori, Maria de’ Medici, c.1555
Portrait of a lady with her children
Museo Nacional del Prado: Galería online
The secrets of this beautiful locket ring were not discovered until it was removed from Elizabeth I’s finger after she died in 1603. The mother-of-pearl ring with rubies in the band and diamonds on the facade was hiding two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth herself and the other believed to be her mother, Anne Boleyn, who was beheaded when Elizabeth was just two years old.
The Secret Locket Ring of Queen Elizabeth I
Traveling suit worn by Louise Whitfield on April 22, 1887 during the evening of her quiet wedding to Mr. Andrew Carnegie of New York while aboard the steamship Fulda on her way to European honeymoon. Designed for her travels, this practical ensemble consists of skirt w 2 bodices, extra set of cuffs, collar and front gold embroidered pastron insert of red silk velvet for more formal occasions. Costume Institute at The Met.
1870's Four Piece Striped Silk Bustle Gown