Favorite decades: 1910's, 1800's, 1870's
Favorite artists: Anthony van Dyck, Giovanni Boldini, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Lawrence
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Königin Elisabeth Christine by Antoine Pesne, ca 1740 Germany, Museen Nord
Evening dress, ca 1900 (but listed as 1875-90 for some reason) Germany, Lippisches Landesmuseum
Childrens dress, ca 1600 Germany, Lippisches Landesmuseum
Just when I think I’ve seen everything the distant past has left to offer, I get proven completely wrong.
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.
Robe a la francaise, mid-18th century Germany, Modemuseum im Schloss Ludwigsburg
Robe a la polonaise, ca 1785 Germany, Modemuseum im Schloss Ludwigsburg
Robe a l’anglaise, ca 1780 Germany, Landesmuseum Wurttemberg
Court (?) dress, mid-18th century Germany, Modemuseum im Schloss Ludwigsburg
Stays: ca 1780 United Kingdom (England)
Hoop petticoat: ca 1750-80 United Kingdom (England)
Chemise: ca 1775-1800 United Kingdom (England)
Shoes: 1770’s Germany or Italy
Taken by b0dice-g0ddess at the LACMA