Costumes de Différent Pays, 'Français et Françaises.' | LACMA Collections
Recueil des modes de la cour de France, 'La crieuse de Petit Fromages' Jean Baptiste Bonnart (France, 1654-1726) Henri Bonnart (France, 1642-1711) France, Paris, 1675-1685
Costumes de Différent Pays, 'Venitienne' Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur (France, 1757-1810) Labrousse (France, Bordeaux, active late 18th century) France, circa 1797 Prints; engravings Hand-tinted engraving on paper
"Bath Beau and Country Beau" by Thomas Rowlandson (1788-1790) at the Birmingham Museums, Birmingham - From the curators' comments: "The point here is a contrast between the ruddy and rotund 'John Bull' Englishman, and the effete English dandy, dressed in French fashion. The scene is set in Bath, perhaps the most fashionable city and spa in England at the time."
Journal de Luxus, 1791. there are a few paintings and prints that show this reference to a renaissance style sleeve
Incroyables and Muscadins In 1795, the French Republic took a new form of government to: Directoire. The Directoire ushered in a period of moral decay. Young dressed in a ludicrous manner. They called them "Incroyables" or "Muscadins". The eccentric ladies flaunted as "Merveilleuses".
Plate 1: two couples dancing the waltz, dressed in costumes of the Incroyables and Merveilleuses. 1801? Hand-coloured etching
rococo fashion plate, big skirt, ribbons on every part
The Shoplifter Detected The Trustees of the British Museum