Female European Fashion in Portraits 1500s Photos

Fashion & dress styles of European women revealed in painted portraits of 16thC.

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Portrait of a woman called La Belle Ferronniere by school of Leonardo da Vinci at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Marguerite de Navarre attrib. François Clouet at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Portrait of Marguerite de Navarre by Jean Clouet with parrot on her finger at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Portrait of Woman by Hans Cranach, brother of Lucas, at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.
Portrait of a woman called La Belle Ferronniere (1495-9) by school of Leonardo da Vinci at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Marguerite de Navarre (c1505) attrib. François Clouet at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Portrait of Marguerite de Navarre (c1530) by Jean Clouet with parrot on her finger at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Portrait of Woman (early 1500s) by Hans Cranach, brother of Lucas, at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.
Weigher of Gold & his Wife painting by Quentin Metsys of Antwerp at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of woman with basket of spindles by Andrea del Sarto at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.A Prince of Saxony portrait by Lucas Cranach the Elder at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.A Princess of Saxony portrait by Lucas Cranach the Elder at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Weigher of Gold & his Wife painting (1514) by Quentin Metsys of Antwerp at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of woman with basket of spindles (c1514-5) by Andrea del Sarto (aka Andrea d'Agnolo) at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.A Prince of Saxony portrait (c1517) by Lucas Cranach the Elder at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.A Princess of Saxony portrait (c1517) by Lucas Cranach the Elder at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Ste. Madeleine painting by Quentin Metsys at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Dona Isabel de Requesens, vice-reine of Naples by Raphael & Giulio Romano at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of a lady holding a carnation by Jacob Claesz of Utrecht then Antwerp at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of young woman with book by Petrarch by Andrea del Sarto at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.
Ste. Madeleine painting (c1517-25) by Quentin Metsys at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Dona Isabel de Requesens, vice-reine of Naples (1518) by Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio) & Giulio Romano at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of a lady holding a carnation (1520-4) by Jacob Claesz of Utrecht then Antwerp at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of young woman with book by Petrarch (c1528) by Andrea del Sarto (aka Andrea d'Agnolo) at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.
Young woman in white dress painting attrib. Jacopo da Pontormo of Italy at University of Arizona Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Portrait of Magdalena of Saxony, wife of Elector Joachim II of Brandenburg by Lucas Cranach the Elder at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Old Man & a Girl painting by Lucas Cranach the Elder at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Portrait of a Young Woman by Parmigianino at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.
Young woman in white dress painting (c1529) attrib. Jacopo da Pontormo of Italy at University of Arizona Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Portrait of Magdalena of Saxony, wife of Elector Joachim II of Brandenburg (c1529) by Lucas Cranach the Elder at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Old Man & a Girl painting (c1530-40) by Lucas Cranach the Elder at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Portrait of a Young Woman (c1530) by Parmigianino at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.
Woman tempura painting by Hans Holbein the Younger at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Ste. Madeleine reading painting by Maître des demi-figures from the Low Countries at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of noble lady of Saxony by Lucas Cranach the Elder at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.Princesses of Saxony painting by Lucas Cranach the Elder at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.
Woman tempura painting (1532-34) by Hans Holbein the Younger at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Ste. Madeleine reading painting (first third 16th C) by Maître des demi-figures from the Low Countries at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of noble lady of Saxony (1534) by Lucas Cranach the Elder at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.Princesses of Saxony painting (c1535) by Lucas Cranach the Elder at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.
Jane Seymour portrait by Hans Holbein the Younger at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Portrait of Eleonora Gonzaga by Titian at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Portrait of Anne of Cleves by Hans Holbein the Younger at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Elderly Lady by Agnolo Bronzino of Florence, Italy at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Jane Seymour portrait (c1536-7) by Hans Holbein the Younger at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Portrait of Eleonora Gonzaga (1536-7) by Titian (aka Tiziano Vecellio) at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Portrait of Anne of Cleves (1539) by Hans Holbein the Younger at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Elderly Lady (c1540) by Agnolo Bronzino of Florence, Italy at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Young Woman & her Little Boy painting by Agnolo Bronzino of Florence at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Portrait of Maria Salviati by Pontormo at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Portrait of Lucrezia Panciantichi by Bronzino at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Portrait of Magdalena Luther daughter of Martin Luther by Lucas Cranach the Elder at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Young Woman & her Little Boy painting (c1540) by Agnolo Bronzino of Florence at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Portrait of Maria Salviati (1540) by Pontormo (aka Jacopo Carrucci) at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Portrait of Lucrezia Panciantichi (1540-1) by Bronzino at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Portrait of Magdalena Luther daughter of Martin Luther (1542) by Lucas Cranach the Elder at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Portrait of girl with book by Bronzino at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Portrait of Grand Duchess Eleonora of Toledo & son Giovanni by Bronzino at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Eleonora of Toledo & Her Son painting by Agnolo Bronzino at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Portrait of Eleonora di Toledo & Her Son, Francesco de'Medici by Agnolo Bronzino of Italy at Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati, OH.
Portrait of girl with book (1542-5) by Bronzino at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Portrait of Grand Duchess Eleonora of Toledo & son Giovanni (c1545) by Bronzino at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Eleonora of Toledo & Her Son painting (1545-50) by Agnolo Bronzino at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Portrait of Eleonora di Toledo & Her Son, Francesco de'Medici (c1549) by Agnolo Bronzino of Italy at Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati, OH.
Portrait of Francesco de' Medici by Bronzino at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Portrait of Maria de' Medici by Bronzino at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Portrait of a Lady by Titian of Venice at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Portrait of an English Woman by unknown at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.
Portrait of Francesco de' Medici (1551) by Bronzino at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Portrait of Maria de' Medici (1551) by Bronzino at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Portrait of a Lady (c1555) by Titian of Venice at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Portrait of an English Woman (c1560-70) by unknown at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.
Portrait of Catherine de Medici from workshop of François Clouet at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Portrait of Elisabeth of Valois, Queen of Spain at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Marguerite of France daughter of Henry II & first wife of Henry IV portrait after François Clouet at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Louise de Lorraine portrait at Chenonceau Chateau. Chenonceau, France.
Portrait of Catherine de Medici (c1565-70) from workshop of François Clouet at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Portrait of Elisabeth of Valois, Queen of Spain (c1565) at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Marguerite of France (aka Queen Margot) daughter of Henry II & first wife of Henry IV portrait after François Clouet at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Louise de Lorraine portrait (16thC) at Chenonceau Chateau. Chenonceau, France.

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