Posts tagged 18th century
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France, 18th century — Headdress and bodice. 

Auguste Racinet, from Le costume historique (The costume history) vol. 6, Paris, 1888.

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France, 18th century — Headdress and bodice.

Auguste Racinet, from Le costume historique (The costume history) vol. 6, Paris, 1888.

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014
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The triumph of Priapus.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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The triumph of Priapus.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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Bacchus and Ariadne about to sacrifice to Priapus.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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Bacchus and Ariadne about to sacrifice to Priapus.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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The Horae, daughters of Themis and Jupiter.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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The Horae, daughters of Themis and Jupiter.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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The birth of Bacchus.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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The birth of Bacchus.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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Monday, March 10, 2014
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Shepherd.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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Shepherd.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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Monday, March 10, 2014
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Infatuated with Ganymede, Jupiter refuses to yield to young Hebe’s insistent sollicitations.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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Infatuated with Ganymede, Jupiter refuses to yield to young Hebe’s insistent sollicitations.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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Monday, March 10, 2014
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Golden-winged Warbler & Large tortoiseshell (?).

From Verzameling van uitlandsche en zeldzaame vogelen… (Collection of foreign and rare birds…) vol. 2, by Mark Catesby & George Edwards, Amsterdam, 1776.

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Golden-winged Warbler & Large tortoiseshell (?).

From Verzameling van uitlandsche en zeldzaame vogelen… (Collection of foreign and rare birds…) vol. 2, by Mark Catesby & George Edwards, Amsterdam, 1776.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, February 23, 2014