La Duchesse de Brunswyck par Thomas Frye peintre anglais (1710-1762) (detail)

tiny-librarian: “Detail of a portrait of Augusta of Great Britain, Duchess of Brunswick. She was the only elder sibling of George III and her daughter, Caroline, would marry her brother’s eldest son.

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Not, "Mary, Queen of Scots was born in December 1542 in Linlithgow Palace." Paulus Moreelse Girl 1623 x cm Oil on canvas National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

French Baroque Costumes, Nobility 1680

Lapels, buttons, stockings, and tons of ruffling this over the top form of dress was baroque style by showing off your social status. Even the manliest of men dressed in such manner.

Van Dyck, Marchesa Elena Grimaldi, 1623 #baroque #painting #ruffles

Dyck, Anthony van, Sir Flemish, 1599 - 1641 Marchesa Elena Grimaldi Cattaneo 1623 oil on canvas

Van Dyck, Marchesa Elena Grimaldi, 1623 #baroque #painting #ruffles

Dyck, Anthony van, Sir Flemish, 1599 - 1641 Marchesa Elena Grimaldi Cattaneo 1623 oil on canvas

Portrait of Madame du Barry (1743-1793) pastel and pencil on paper by François-Hubert Drouais (1727–1775)

Jeanne, Madame du Barry by Francois-Hubert Drouais. Mistress of King Louis XV. She was put to death by guillotine during the French Revolution.

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