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The Marquise de Becdelièvre by Alexander Roslin, 1780
Fashion plate, 1811
French school painting of a Girl with a Lyre, 1800s
Top: Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna by George Dawe, 1810s-20s
Bottom left: Girl with a Letter by Adriaan de Lelie, c. 1810s?
Bottom right: Elisabeth, Amalie, and Maximiliane of Bavaria by Stieler, 1814
Conversation dans un parc by Boilly, 1790s-1810s
Check out that mismatched ensemble!
Woman in Blue Dress by John Lewis Krimmel, c. 1815
Lady in large white cap, c. 1780s
National Gallery of Art
Dawn Barthelemy, Wife of General Dejea by Robert Lefevre, c. 1805
Louise de Halluin by Corneille de Lyon, c. 1555
STUNNING gown, and I feel like this would definitely be more relatable to modern audiences.. I never understood why Hollywood felt the need to “dumb it down” for viewers.
Eleonora di Toledo’s Funeral Gown, early 1560s
Portrait of Eleonora di Toledo, variant of Bronzino’s 1560 portrait
Can we just talk about that stunning, sexy braiding? Thank you.
A Lady and a Gentleman in a Landscape by Benjamin Wilson, 1780s
J’adore cette peinture! I’m stunned by this satin perfection that lacks many of the frou-frou decorations of other eighteenth century dresses and retains a simple, unmitigated elegance. And I just so happen to have some cornflower satin on hand..don’t mind if I do!