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Portraits before 19 th century

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Nicholas Hilliard, Unknown man against a background of flames, c1600, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Unknown man against a background of flames, c1600

Nicholas Hilliard, Unknown man against a background of flames, c1600, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

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Portrait of a Young Man, Anne Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson

One of my favorite artist, Anne Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson

The Sleep of Endymion 1791 (Musée du Louvre, Paris) Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson (b Montargis, Loiret, 29 Jan 1767; d Paris, 9 Dec 1824). French painter. A French neoclassical painter of portraits, historical, religious and mythological scenes, Born into the bourgeoisie, he became a painter against his parents' objections. Girodet was named ‘de Roussy’ after a forest near the family home, Château du Verger, Montargis. He took the name Trioson in 1806, when he was adopted by Dr Benoît-François…

René-Charles Dassy and His Brother Jean-Baptiste-Claude-Amédé Dassy | Cleveland Museum of Art

René-Charles Dassy and His Brother Jean-Baptiste-Claude-Amédé Dassy

This double portrait depicts two brothers dressed in the height of fashion for the 1850s, clearly asserting their social status. Jean-Baptiste (left, age 23) carries gloves and a walking stick.

art matters January 20, 2017 | ZsaZsa Bellagio - Like No Other

art matters - "My soul comes from better worlds and I have an incurable homesickness of the stars." - Nikos Kazantzakis Philippe Garel Freelance photographer,: Marc Ribo

Title: Portrait of Francis I, Roi de France, c.1525/30 Artist: Jean the Younger Clouet Location: Louvre Museum Paris France

Portrait of Francis I, Roi de France | Jean Clouet | Painting Reproduction

Painting Title: Portrait of Francis I, Roi de France, c.1525/30 | Artist: Jean the Younger Clouet | Fine Art Painting Reproduction

Sybille of Cleves, sister of Anne of Cleves.... Maybe Henry would have been happier with her ;-)

Sybille of Cleves, sister of Anne of Cleves

This portrait of Princess Sybille of Cleves (1512-1554) was painted when she was fourteen years old and newly betrothed to Johann Friedrich I (1503-1554), the future Elector of Saxony. The oldest daughter of Johann III, Duke of Cleves, and Maria of Jülich-Berg, Sybille grew up at court in Düsseldorf with her sister Anne, one of the future wives of Henry VIII. Her marriage into the House of Saxony placed Sybille in the middle of the greatest ideological struggle of the sixteenth century, a…

Portrait of a Young Lady Sofonisba Anguissola 1560  Sofonisba was an Italian Renaissance painter born in Cremona to a relatively poor noble family. She received a well-rounded education that included the fine arts and her apprenticeship with local painters set a precedent for women to be accepted as students of art. As a young woman Anguissola traveled to Rome where she was introduced to Michelangelo who immediately recognized her talent and to Milan where she painted the Duke of Alba.  The…

Portrait of a Young Lady Sofonisba Anguissola 1560 Sofonisba was an Italian Renaissance painter born in Cremona to a relatively poor noble family. She received a well-rounded education that included the fine arts and her apprenticeship with local painters set a precedent for women to be accepted as students of art. As a young woman Anguissola traveled to Rome where she was introduced to Michelangelo who immediately recognized her talent and to Milan where she painted the Duke of Alba. The…

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The gentlemen pictured here are wearing mens breeches. Breeches were worn by men in the Baroque period and are comparable to modern day pants. They normally reached down to knee length.

The Baroque Period in all its Grandiloquence

The rise of Louis XIV, the Sun King, and his court at Versailles, signaled the dawn of the Classical Baroque era in art, architecture, music, and fashion. It was defined by natural, curving silhou…

1578 attr. to Cornelis Ketel - Portrait of Edward Gill.

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1578 attr. to Cornelis Ketel - Portrait of Edward Gill

FRANÇOIS HERCULE DE VALOIS-ANGOULÊME DUC D'ALENÇON | Flickr

FRANÇOIS HERCULE DE VALOIS-ANGOULÊME DUC D'ALENÇON

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These #sleeves are the best.  ______________________________________  Attributed to Caterina van Hemessen, "Portrait of a Young Lady," ca. 1560s, oil on wood panel.  _________________________________________ #caterinavanhemessen #portrait #portraiture #16thcenturyart #flemishart #posing #northernrenaissance #16thcenturystyle #16thcenturyfashion #jewelryinart #necklace #jewelry #blackandwhite #jewelryinart #fashionable #rings #accessories #goldbuttons #bracelet #neckchain #puffysleeves…

These #sleeves are the best. ______________________________________ Attributed to Caterina van Hemessen, "Portrait of a Young Lady," ca. 1560s, oil on wood panel. _________________________________________ #caterinavanhemessen #portrait #portraiture #16thcenturyart #flemishart #posing #northernrenaissance #16thcenturystyle #16thcenturyfashion #jewelryinart #necklace #jewelry #blackandwhite #jewelryinart #fashionable #rings #accessories #goldbuttons #bracelet #neckchain #puffysleeves…

Keskiajan jälkeen huomattiin, ettei ihmisiä tarvitse maalata rumasti, vaan sen voi tehdä myös kauniisti. Tätä kutsutaan nykyään renessanssiksi. Tämä suosikkini, eli Jan van Eyckin oma(tai sitten jonkun toisen)kuva on aikaista renessanssia Hollannista. Miehen päässä ei ole turbaani vaan chaperon-hattu, ikään kuin huppu väärinpäin. Tulisivatkohan taas muotiin?

Portrait of a Man (Self Portrait?)

Keskiajan jälkeen huomattiin, ettei ihmisiä tarvitse maalata rumasti, vaan sen voi tehdä myös kauniisti. Tätä kutsutaan nykyään renessanssiksi. Tämä suosikkini, eli Jan van Eyckin oma(tai sitten jonkun toisen)kuva on aikaista renessanssia Hollannista. Miehen päässä ei ole turbaani vaan chaperon-hattu, ikään kuin huppu väärinpäin. Tulisivatkohan taas muotiin?