2021 Inspiration: Elizabethan Era

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Often referred to as ‘the golden age’, the era of Elizabeth I is one of the most fascinating periods in English history; a time of exploration, new ideas and new thinking. There are many different aspects to this chapter in history: poetry, music and literature, magic and superstition, science and technology, astrology, social standing and class struggles. Any of these could be the catalyst for your creation. What influences and inspiration from the Elizabethan epoch will you draw on?

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English School, 1613

Portrait of Frances Marbury (d. 1634), aged 27, with her daughter, aged 4, half-length, she in a slashed, gold embroidered, grey dress with lace collar and cuffs, and headdress, holding a cherry, her daughter in a pink dress with lace collar and cuffs, and headdress

A closer look at the Portrait of the Marquise de Pompadour

the portrait of the Marquise de Pompadour by Maurice-Quentin Delatour is one of the best known and most beautiful pastel drawings in the Louvre. Let the mistress of Louis XV be your introduction to the Age of Enlightenment

Heirloom Tapestries Tapestry Fabric Wall Hangings Custom Tapestries

Heirloom Tapestries for sale online. Only the best hand woven wall hanging Tapestry and loom woven tapestries. Ships everywhere. Custom tapestry available.

Hip-hop to haute couture: dance's love affair with fashion

From the ballet performances like 17th century catwalk shows to Sex and the City’s Carrie Bradshaw in a tutu, two exhibitions explore a stylish symbiotic relationship

the pomegranate motif of Eleonora de Toledo's dress worn in her 1550 Bronzino portrait Eleonora de Toledo 1550 fabric (Uffizi)

1544 through 1545 Eleonora di Toledo col figlio Giovanni (Galleria degli Uffizi - Firenze, Toscana Italy) fabric and jeweled girdle | Grand Ladies

the pomegranate motif of Eleonora de Toledo's dress worn in her 1550 Bronzino portrait Eleonora de Toledo 1550 fabric (Uffizi)

Portrait of Louis Balzac d'Entragues by an unknown artist,1570s

Reinette

Hans Holbein the Younger Simon George of Cornwall,1536-37 Anne of Cleves,1539 Edward IV as a child,1543 Francois Clouet Unknown Lady,c.1545 Catherine de Medici,1555 Unknown Lady, c.1550 Unknown Lady possibly Mary Queen of Scots,c.1555 Mariana of Austria,c.1560 Mary Queen of Scots,c.1565 Portrait of Claude Gouffier,c.1568 Margaret of Valois,1572 Margaret of Valois,1570s Henriette de Clèves, 4th Duchesse de Nevers,c.1570 Portrait of Cosme de Pascarenges,c.1570 Portrait of a nobleman,1570s…

Blanche of Artois

Explore the lost gallery's photos on Flickr. the lost gallery has uploaded 18116 photos to Flickr.

Вышивка золотой нитью. Английская вышивка: история, техники, сюжеты

Английская вышивка: история, техники, сюжеты

Давайте поговорим об английской вышивке, о том, какой для нее характерен стиль. Посмотрим, что вышивали в Англии с незапамятных времен до сегодняшнего времени, как отразилась смена эпох на развитии вышивального искусства в этой стране.

A World Of Wonder Awaits You..................

Paradiso Terestre: Photo

A World Of Wonder Awaits You..................

Biblioteca Digital Hispánica, Res/254. Triunfo del Emperador Maximiliano I, Rey de Hungría, Dalmacia y Croacia, Archiduque de Austria :… de quien están descritas y colocadas en esta colección las acciones gloriosas de S.M. Imperial, durante su vida… 16th-17th century

Миниатюры

Biblioteca Digital Hispánica, Res/254. Triunfo del Emperador Maximiliano I, Rey de Hungría, Dalmacia y Croacia, Archiduque de Austria :… de quien están descritas y colocadas en esta colección las acciones gloriosas de S.M. Imperial, durante su vida… 16th-17th century

Silver Medal of Elizabeth I commemorating the Armada,c. 1588

Renaissance medals,medallions and bas-relief portraits

Italian Renaissance Bas-Relief Profile Portrait of Two Nobles Two versions of a medallion of Cecilia Gonzaga by Pisanello, 1447 Medal of Isotta degli Atti by Matteo de Pasti Another Version of the Medal of Isotta degli Atti by Matteo de Pasti Medal of Jeanne de Laval,Queen Consort of Naples and Sicily Charles V,Holy Roman Emperor and his Consort Isabella of Portugal,1526–1529 Philipp von Pfalz-Neuburg By Hans Daucher,1527 John the Constant Elector of Saxony,first half of the 16th c. Sophie…

Castles & Manor Houses

catharcountry: “ Château de Quéribus, Cucugnan, Aude, Languedoc, France.www.catharcountry.info Quéribus is sometimes regarded as the last Cathar stronghold. In a sense it was. After the fall of the...