Female European Fashion in Portraits 1700s Photos

Fashion & dress styles of European women revealed in painted portraits of 18thC.

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The curious or curiosity painting by Jean-Baptiste Santerre at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Hunting snack painting by unknown French artist at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Portrait of young pilgrim after Alexis Grimou of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of woman raising curtain by Jean Raoux at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.
The curious or curiosity painting (1704) by Jean-Baptiste Santerre at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Hunting snack painting (1710-5) by unknown French artist at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Portrait of young pilgrim (c1720-5) after Alexis Grimou of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of woman raising curtain (prior 1734) by Jean Raoux at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.
Washerwoman painting by Jean-Siméon Chardin at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Woman Drawing Water at Cistern painting by Jean-Siméon Chardin at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Schoolmistress painting by Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin at National Gallery of Ireland. Dublin, Ireland.Lady Taking Tea painting by Jean-Siméon Chardin at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Washerwoman painting (c1733-9) by Jean-Siméon Chardin at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Woman Drawing Water at Cistern painting (c1733-9) by Jean-Siméon Chardin at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Schoolmistress painting (c1735) by Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin at National Gallery of Ireland. Dublin, Ireland.Lady Taking Tea painting (1735) by Jean-Siméon Chardin at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Woman Peeling Turnips painting by Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin at Neue Pinakothek. Munich, Germany.Return from the Market by Jean-Siméon Chardin at National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa, ON.Scullery Maid painting by Jean-Siméon Chardin at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Milkmaid painting by Jean-Baptiste Huet at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.
Woman Peeling Turnips painting (c1738) by Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin at Neue Pinakothek. Munich, Germany.Return from the Market (1738) by Jean-Siméon Chardin at National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa, ON.Scullery Maid painting (1738) by Jean-Siméon Chardin at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Milkmaid painting (18thC) by Jean-Baptiste Huet at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.
Flower seller painting by Jean-Baptiste Huet at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.Little girl dancing painting by François Boucher at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Little girl with bird cage painting by François Boucher at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Dance of small dog painting by François Boucher of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.
Flower seller painting (18thC) by Jean-Baptiste Huet at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.Little girl dancing painting by François Boucher at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Little girl with bird cage painting by François Boucher at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Dance of small dog painting (1738) by François Boucher of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.
Conversation in a park painting by Thomas Gainsborough at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Mme. Marie-Anne Léger de Sorbet by Jean-Baptiste Greuze at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Lady Alston painting by Thomas Gainsborough at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Jacques Hupeau, Orleans architect, & family by Donatien Nonotte at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.
Conversation in a park painting (c1740s) by Thomas Gainsborough at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Mme. Marie-Anne Léger de Sorbet (1749) by Jean-Baptiste Greuze at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Lady Alston painting (after 1753) by Thomas Gainsborough at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Jacques Hupeau, Orleans architect, & family (c1760) by Donatien Nonotte at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.
Portrait of Marquise de Pompadour, mistress of Louis XV by François-Hubert Drouais at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Young woman with child painting by Jean-Honoré Fragonard at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Madame Bergeret portrait by François Boucher at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Madame François Buron painting by Jacques-Louis David at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Portrait of Marquise de Pompadour, mistress of Louis XV (1763) by François-Hubert Drouais at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Young woman with child painting (c1763-5) by Jean-Honoré Fragonard at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Madame Bergeret portrait (1766) by François Boucher at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Madame François Buron painting (1769) by Jacques-Louis David at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Fruit seller painting by Ch. Charpentier at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.The broken jug painting by Jean-Baptiste Greuze at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait presumed to be Madame de Porcin by Jean-Baptiste Greuze at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Love Spanish Style painting by Jean-Baptiste Le Prince at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.
Fruit seller painting (c1770) by Ch. Charpentier at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.The broken jug painting (1771) by Jean-Baptiste Greuze at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait presumed to be Madame de Porcin (2nd half of 18thC) by Jean-Baptiste Greuze at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Love Spanish Style painting (1773) by Jean-Baptiste Le Prince at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.
Portrait of Adélaïde Jacquette de Robien, vicomtesse de Mirabeau by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.Lament of the Watch painting by Jean-Baptiste Greuze at Neue Pinakothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait of woman attrib. Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Le Brun at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of young woman by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Caen Museum of Fine Arts. Caen, France.
Portrait of Adélaïde Jacquette de Robien, vicomtesse de Mirabeau (1774) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.Lament of the Watch painting (c1775) by Jean-Baptiste Greuze at Neue Pinakothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait of woman (c1775) attrib. Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Le Brun at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of young woman (1775) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Caen Museum of Fine Arts. Caen, France.
Mademoiselle Duthé painting by Lié-Louis Périn-Salbreux at Museum of Fine Arts. Reims, France.Head of young woman with blue ribbon painting by Jean-Baptiste Greuze at Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes. Rennes, France.Portrait of Mme. de La Rivière by Johann-Ernst Heinsius at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Portrait of Countess of Carpio, Marques of La Solana by Francisco de Goya at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Mademoiselle Duthé (1776) painting by Lié-Louis Périn-Salbreux at Museum of Fine Arts. Reims, France.Head of young woman with blue ribbon painting (1777) by Jean-Baptiste Greuze at Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes. Rennes, France.Portrait of Mme. de La Rivière (1779) by Johann-Ernst Heinsius at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Portrait of Countess of Carpio, Marques of La Solana (c1780s-90s) by Francisco de Goya at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Portrait of Woman with Fan by Francisco de Goya at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Mme. Lesould by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Portrait of Sophia Cumberland by George Romney at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.Young Woman with a Turban by Jacques-Louis David at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Portrait of Woman with Fan by Francisco de Goya at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Mme. Lesould (1780) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Portrait of Sophia Cumberland (c1780) by George Romney at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.Young Woman with a Turban (c1780) by Jacques-Louis David at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Self-portrait by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Kimbell Art Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Portrait of Madame Charles-Pierre Pécoul by Jacques-Louis David at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Marie Gabrielle de Gramont, Duchesse de Caderousse by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Portrait of Madame Molé-Reymond by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Self-portrait (c1781) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Kimbell Art Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Portrait of Madame Charles-Pierre Pécoul (1784) by Jacques-Louis David at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Marie Gabrielle de Gramont, Duchesse de Caderousse (1784) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Portrait of Madame Molé-Reymond (1786) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Portrait of Madame Vigée-Le Brun & her Daughter by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marquise de Pezay & Marquise de Rougé with her sons Alexis & Adrien painting by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Portrait of a young girl by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.Detail of Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier & His Wife by Jacques-Louis David at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.
Portrait of Madame Vigée-Le Brun & her Daughter (1786) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marquise de Pezay & Marquise de Rougé with her sons Alexis & Adrien painting (1787) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Portrait of a young girl (1788-90) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.Detail of Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier & His Wife (1788) by Jacques-Louis David at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.
Madame d'Aguesseau de Fresnes portrait by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Portrait of Madame Vigée Le Brun & her Daughter by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Anne-Marie-Louise Thélusson, Comtesse de Sorcy portrait by Jacques-Louis David at Neue Pinakothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait presumed of Mme de Norinval by Jean-Honoré Fragonard at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.
Madame d'Aguesseau de Fresnes portrait (1789) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Portrait of Madame Vigée Le Brun & her Daughter (1789) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Anne-Marie-Louise Thélusson, Comtesse de Sorcy portrait (1790) by Jacques-Louis David at Neue Pinakothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait presumed of Mme de Norinval (c1790) by Jean-Honoré Fragonard at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.
Portrait of La Marquise d'Orvilliers by Jacques-Louis David at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Hyacinthe Gabrielle Roland, Marchioness of Wellesley portrait by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Madame Trudaine painting by Jacques-Louis David at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Madame de Pastoret & Her Son painting by Jacques-Louis David at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Portrait of La Marquise d'Orvilliers (1790) by Jacques-Louis David at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Hyacinthe Gabrielle Roland, Marchioness of Wellesley portrait (1791) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Madame Trudaine painting (1791-2) by Jacques-Louis David at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Madame de Pastoret & Her Son painting (1791-2) by Jacques-Louis David at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Portrait of Isabella Teotochi Marini by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Countess von Schönfeld with Daughter painting by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun of Paris at University of Arizona Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Marie-Antoinette at the Temple prison painting by Prieur after work by Alexandre Kucharski at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Elderly couple in Revolutionary dress with rosettes painting on ivory at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.
Portrait of Isabella Teotochi Marini (1792) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Countess von Schönfeld with Daughter painting (1793) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun of Paris at University of Arizona Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Marie-Antoinette at the Temple prison painting (c1793) by Prieur after work by Alexandre Kucharski at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Elderly couple in Revolutionary dress with rosettes painting on ivory at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.
Portrait of Baroness de Chalvet-Souville by François-André Vincent at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Madame Seriziat by Jacques-Louis David at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Catherine-Marie-Jeanne Tallard by Jacques-Louis David at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Madame Pasteur by Baron Antoine-Jean Gros at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Portrait of Baroness de Chalvet-Souville (1793) by François-André Vincent at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Madame Seriziat (1795) by Jacques-Louis David at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Catherine-Marie-Jeanne Tallard (1795) by Jacques-Louis David at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Madame Pasteur (1795-6) by Baron Antoine-Jean Gros at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Portrait of Comtesse Skavronskaia by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait thought to be of Madame Boyer-Fonfrède & son by François-André Vincent at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Adelaide de Bourbon-Penthièvre, Duchess of Orléans painting by Élisabeth-Louise VigéeLe Brun in Orléans-Penthièvre Salon in Royal Lodge at Chateau Royal of Amboise. Amboise, France.Portrait of Young Woman painting by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Portrait of Comtesse Skavronskaia (1796) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait thought to be of Madame Boyer-Fonfrède & son (1796) by François-André Vincent at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Portrait of Adelaide de Bourbon-Penthièvre, Duchess of Orléans painting (4th quarter 18thC) by Élisabeth-Louise VigéeLe Brun in Orléans-Penthièvre Salon in Royal Lodge at Chateau Royal of Amboise. Amboise, France.Portrait of Young Woman (c1797) painting by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Portrait of Madame Raymond de Verninac daughter of Eugène Delacroix by Jacques-Louis David at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Self portrait with daughter by Adele Romanee at Rouen Museum of Fine Arts. Rouen, France.Sparrow finder painting by Jean-Baptiste Pater at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.Music lesson painting attrib. François Boucher at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.
Portrait of Madame Raymond de Verninac daughter of Eugène Delacroix (1798-9) by Jacques-Louis David at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Self portrait with daughter (c end 18thC) by Adele Romanee at Rouen Museum of Fine Arts. Rouen, France.Sparrow finder painting (18thC) by Jean-Baptiste Pater at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.Music lesson painting (18thC) attrib. François Boucher at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.
Portrait of young girl by Jean-Baptiste Greuze at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.Charlotte Corday just after Assassinating Marat painting by French School at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Painting of two women distressed by letter at Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes. Rennes, France.Woman selling fish painting by Gerrit Zegelaar at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.
Portrait of young girl (18thC) by Jean-Baptiste Greuze at Cognacq-Jay Museum. Paris, France.Charlotte Corday just after Assassinating Marat painting (late 18thC) by French School at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Painting of two women distressed by letter (18thC) at Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes. Rennes, France.Woman selling fish painting (mid 18thC) by Gerrit Zegelaar at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.
Natalia Nakharovna Kolychova portrait by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.


Natalia Nakharovna Kolychova portrait (1799) by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.



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