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Painting by Boilly

Here is a great example of how fashion works, in a painting by Boilly....
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16th Century Fashion & Beauty

For some reason, in art we mostly see white ruffs, but in the 16th...
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Portrait by the artist Jan Steen

Another fun Dutch painting at the Met. This is clearly a party scene, with...
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Princesse Mathilde

Princesse Mathilde was an aristocrat, but a wild character: her wealth was based on...
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Shady Men: Charles, duc de Morny

People are always asking us if there are any shady *men* in art. Well,...
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