★ Neubourg-Cromière Portraits by Roslin
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★ Neubourg-Cromière Portraits by Roslin

★ I absolutely love these gorgeous companion portraits of French aristocrats, the Baron and Baroness de Neubourg-Cromière. They were created in 1756 by noted Swedish artist Alexander Roslin, whose skillful representation… Continue reading

★ The Comtesse di Castiglione’s Costume Ballgown
~ Things of the Past

★ The Comtesse di Castiglione’s Costume Ballgown

★ Ok, so this isn’t strictly ‘Historical Fashion’ so much as historical costume, but I felt compelled to show it to you, because it’s so lovely and utterly striking. It’s a French-made gown of silk satin and velvet, created for Virginia Oldoini, the… Continue reading