Favorite decades: 1910's, 1800's, 1870's
Favorite artists: Anthony van Dyck, Giovanni Boldini, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Lawrence
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Dress, ca 1735 the Netherlands? (restyled ca 1770), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Shame there’s no more pictures of this.
Stays, late 1760’s France, the Met Museum
Robe a l’anglaise and petticoat, ca 1770 England, Kent State
Bodice front detail:
Bodice back detail:
Baptism or christening robe, ca 1770 US, Kent State
This would have probably been worn after the event as formal dress.
Suit, ca 1770
Portrait of Princess Frederika Sophia Wilhelmina by Johann Georg Ziesenis, ca 1768-69 Germany, Royal Picture Gallery, Mauritshuis
Portrait of a Lady in Blue and Black by Johann Georg Reus, 1769 Germany, the Bowes Museum
The sitter isn’t very pretty, but the dress is interesting. I like the idea of a black stomacher trimmed in lace on a blue bodice.