Posts tagged 1800s
Posts tagged 1800s
Fashions of London and Paris, Head Dresses, October 1805.
Proof that basic black doesn’t have to be boring! My favorite is actually the little tiara on the bottom right!
Robert Lefevre. Portrait of Pauline Bonaparte, Princess Borghese. 1809.
Oil on canvas.
Château de Malmaison. Rueil-Malmaison, France.
Portrait of a Young Woman, probably early 1800s, by an unknown artist (originally attributed to Jean-Etienne Liotard (1702-1789))
Oh, I’m in love! What a beauty!
Mrs. Andrew Ellicott by Jacob Eichholtz, 1809. Via the New York Historical Society.
What a charming little cap! The blue ribbon is making me swoony…
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Oh, I’m so making this…
General Louis Charles Desaix by Anne-Louis Girodet Trioson.
Andrea Appiani (Italian, 1754-1817): Painted portrait of Louis Charles Antoine Desaix de Veygoux, ca. 1800/1801.
This is a lovely calash that is up on Ebay right now! It is in GREAT shape!
Portrait of a Young Woman by Mather Brown, 1801
Fashions of London and Paris, London Head Dresses, June 1805.
These are all fabulous, but I particularly like the straw bonnets with the Greek key design on them, and the girl with the simple wheat bandeau!
A Bonnet Shop, by Thomas Rowlandson, 1810. The British Museum.
Oh what I wouldn’t give to go back in time to a bonnet shop!
1809 Pauline by Robert Lefèvre (Musee Nationale du Château de Malmaison, Rueil-Malmaison France)
Pauline Bonaparte, Napoleon´s favorite sister. She was a truly man eater!!!
That is some major head bling!
Proto Darth Vader Helmet, anyone?
Bicorn, c. 1800.
Mary Ann Belinda O’Keefe by Joseph-Pierre Picot de Limoelan de Clorivière, 1806.
Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston S.C.
Bust of Juliette Récamier (back view) ~ Joseph Chinard, c.1801-2 (J. Paul Getty Museum)
Oh look how beautifully he executed her hair! What a talent. I’m also posting this because you can see the back of her bandeau tucked in and her GORGEOUS comb!
Here’s the front:
Countess Sophia Stroganoff by Jean-Laurent Mosnier, 1808
Turban is great and all, but I’m in love with her collar!