Saturday, August 29, 2015

17C Woman


We have few depictions of women in the 17C British American colonies, but contemporary European prints allow us to see the hairstyles & fashions being worn on the other side of the Atlantic during the early years of the English colonization of America. 

Jean Leblond 1605-1666 iberalitas; Woman, turned to the left, her breasts uncovered, giving drink to a young boy; copy after Bloemaert Engraving


Thursday, August 27, 2015

17C Woman - Henrietta Maria riding side-saddle


We have few depictions of women in the 17C British American colonies, but contemporary European prints allow us to see the hairstyles & fashions being worn on the other side of the Atlantic during the early years of the English colonization of America. 

Jean Leblond 1605-1666 Henrica Maria,  Jérôme David (Print made by) Henrietta Maria on horseback, riding side-saddle, holding a fan and the reins, with wide hat


Tuesday, August 25, 2015

1700s Times of Day - Richard Houston (Irish printmaker, c.1721-1775)



Richard Houston (Irish printmaker, c.1721 - 1775) Times of Day - Morning 



Richard Houston (Irish printmaker, c.1721 - 1775) Times of Day - Noon



Richard Houston (Irish printmaker, c.1721 - 1775) Times of Day - Evening



Richard Houston (Irish printmaker, c.1721 - 1775) Times of Day - Night 


Sunday, August 23, 2015

1600s Times of Day - Jean Leblond 1605-1666



 Jean Leblond 1605-1666 The Times of the Day - Morning



 Jean Leblond 1605-1666 The Times of the Day - Midday



 Jean Leblond 1605-1666 The Times of the Day - Evening



Jean Leblond 1605-1666 The Times of the Day - Night


Friday, August 21, 2015

1500s Times of Day - Jan Saenredam (Dutch printmaker, c 1565-1607



Jan Saenredam (Dutch printmaker, c 1565-1607) The Times of Day - Morning



Jan Saenredam (Dutch printmaker, c 1565-1607) The Times of Day - Midday



Jan Saenredam (Dutch printmaker, c 1565-1607) The Times of Day - Evening



Jan Saenredam (Dutch printmaker, c 1565-1607) The Times of Day - Night


Wednesday, August 19, 2015

17C Woman - Marie de Rohan, the wife of Claude de Lorraine with amazing pearls


We have few depictions of women in the 17C British American colonies, but contemporary European prints allow us to see the hairstyles & fashions being worn on the other side of the Atlantic during the early years of the English colonization of America. 

Jean Leblond 1605-1666 Charles David (Print made by); Ferdinand Elle (After) Marie de Rohan, the wife of Claude de Lorraine, Duke of Chevreuse; bust-length, turned to right with curled hair, pearl earrings


Friday, August 7, 2015

17C Woman


We have few depictions of women in the 17C British American colonies, but contemporary European prints allow us to see the hairstyles & fashions being worn on the other side of the Atlantic during the early years of the English colonization of America. 

Jean Leblond 1605-1666 Bradamante;  François Ragot (Print made by); Young woman, bust-length; hat adorned with feather, chin-length curly hair, pearl necklace with lozenge-shaped pendants and dress trimmed with lace


Monday, August 3, 2015

1636 One of The Seven Liberal Arts by Jean Leblond 1605-1666


Jean Leblond 1605-1666 Geometry c 1636

Unfortunately, I have not yet located the other six from this series. Still looking...


Saturday, August 1, 2015

1630 The Seven Liberal Arts by George Glover + a little Fashion



 George Glover-1625-1635 Arithmetic



 George Glover-1625-1635 Astronomy


 George Glover-1625-1635 Geometry



 George Glover-1625-1635 Grammar



 George Glover-1625-1635 Music



George Glover-1625-1635 Rhetoric


George Glover-1625-1635 Dialects