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These beautiful studies drawn from life are by Antoine Watteau, born ‪ in 1684

“ The secret message, Detail. by François Boucher, 1767 ”

“ The secret message, Detail. by François Boucher, 1767 ”

peinture française et baroque par Nicolas Lancret représentant le danceur Marie Anne de Cupis de Camargo

peinture française et baroque par Nicolas Lancret représentant le danceur Marie Anne de Cupis de Camargo

Peter the Great's beard tax coin | In 1705, Peter the Great, wishing to keep up with the styles in Europe, imposed a beard tax upon all those who wore either a beard or a moustache. Those who paid the tax were required to carry a Beard Token. This is a pewter replica of that original Beard Token from 1700's Russia.

Peter the Great's beard tax coin | In 1705, Peter the Great, wishing to keep up with the styles in Europe, imposed a beard tax upon all those who wore either a beard or a moustache. Those who paid the tax were required to carry a Beard Token. This is a pewter replica of that original Beard Token from 1700's Russia.

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