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


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;  Fran├žois 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


Thursday, July 30, 2015

1645 The Seven Liberal Arts by Francis Cleyn



 Francis Cleyn 1645 Arithmetic



 Francis Cleyn 1645 Astronomy



 Francis Cleyn 1645 Dialects



 Francis Cleyn 1645 Geometry



 Francis Cleyn 1645 Grammar



 Francis Cleyn 1645 Music



Francis Cleyn 1645 Rhetoric

Saturday, July 18, 2015

The Five Senses - 1753 John Bowles (British Printer, 1701-1779)



 1753 John Bowles (British Printer, 1701-1779) The Five Senses - Hear



 1753 John Bowles (British Printer, 1701-1779) The Five Senses - Sight



 1753 John Bowles (British Printer, 1701-1779) The Five Senses - Smell



 1753 John Bowles (British Printer, 1701-1779) The Five Senses - Taste



1753 John Bowles (British Printer, 1701-1779) The Five Senses - Touch


Thursday, July 16, 2015

The Five Senses - 1700 Jean Mariette (French printmaker; French 1660-1742)



1700 Jean Mariette (French printmaker; French 1660 - 1742) The Five Senses - Hear



1700 Jean Mariette (French printmaker; French 1660 - 1742) The Five Senses - Sight



1700 Jean Mariette (French printmaker; French 1660 - 1742) The Five Senses - Smell



1700 Jean Mariette (French printmaker; French 1660 - 1742) The Five Senses - Taste



1700 Jean Mariette (French printmaker; French 1660 - 1742) The Five Senses - Touch


Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The Five Senses - George Glover- fl 1625-1635



 1630 George Glover-fl 1625-1635 The Five Senses - Hear



 1630 George Glover- fl 1625-1635 The Five Senses - Sight



 1630 George Glover- fl 1625-1635 The Five Senses - Smell



 1630 George Glover- fl 1625-1635 The Five Senses - Touch



1630 George Glover-fl 1625-1635 The Five Senses - Taste


Sunday, July 12, 2015

The Five Senses - 1600 Johan Bara (Dutch and English printmaker 1581-1634)



1600 Johan Bara (Dutch and English printmaker 1581 - 1634) The Five Senses - Feel



1600 Johan Bara (Dutch and English printmaker 1581 - 1634) The Five Senses - Hear



1600 Johan Bara (Dutch and English printmaker 1581 - 1634) The Five Senses - Sight



1600 Johan Bara (Dutch and English printmaker 1581 - 1634) The Five Senses - Smell



1600 Johan Bara (Dutch and English printmaker 1581 - 1634) The Five Senses - Taste


Saturday, July 4, 2015

Earth, Water, Air, & Fire - The Elements - Richard Houston (Irish printmaker, c 1721 - 1775)



Richard Houston (Irish printmaker, c.1721 - 1775) The Elements - Air



Richard Houston (Irish printmaker, c.1721 - 1775) The Elements - Earth



Richard Houston (Irish printmaker, c.1721 - 1775) The Elements - Fire



Richard Houston (Irish printmaker, c.1721 - 1775) The Elements - Water


Thursday, July 2, 2015

Earth, Water, Air, & Fire - The Elements - Jacopo Amigoni (Italian artist, c 1682-1752)


 Jacopo Amigoni (Italian artist, c 1682-1752) The Elements - Air



  Jacopo Amigoni (Italian artist, c 1682-1752) The Elements - Earth



  Jacopo Amigoni (Italian artist, c 1682-1752) The Elements - Fire



 Jacopo Amigoni (Italian artist, c 1682-1752) The Elements - Water