Isabella of Valois Duchess of Bourbon (1313-1383),daughter of the founder of the Valois dynasty Charles Count of Valois,and her husband Peter I Duke of Bourbon from a XVth c.illustration Isabella de Valois (right in widows weeds) meeting her daughter Jeanne Queen of France, a XVIIth c. copy of an original medieval illustration Marguerite de Bourgogne,Duchess of Bavaria (1374-1441),daughter of Philip Duke of Burgundy and Margaret III Countess of Flanders,from the House of Valois-Burgundy,an…
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The One and Only Correct Theory of Burgundian Dress
Ten years ago when I started researching the Burgundian (also known as the V neck) gown there were several theories about how it was layered. Back then it was still questionable if it was layered d…
« Regnault de Montauban », rédaction en prose. Regnault de Montauban, tome 1er
Regnault de Montauban, rédaction en prose. Regnault de Montauban, tome 1er Date d'édition : 1451-1500 Ms-5072 réserve Folio 385v
Last Judgment Triptych (detail) by MEMLING, Hans
Page of Last Judgment Triptych (detail) by MEMLING, Hans in the Web Gallery of Art, a searchable image collection and database of European painting, sculpture and architecture (200-1900)
15th century France Bibliothèque nationale de France Français 19137: Roman de la Rose fol. 1r - detail http://romandelarose.org/#book;Francais19137 Note that the lady’s gown does not seem to have any...
Granada diptych, right wing, the holy women and St. John, c.1475 - Hans Memling - WikiArt.org
‘Granada diptych, right wing, the holy women and St. John’ was created in c.1475 by Hans Memling in Northern Renaissance style. Find more prominent pieces of religious painting at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.