Portrait of Cosimo de Medici I, Half Length, Wearing The Order of the Golden Fleece by Circle of Angelo di Cosimo Allori, Il Bronzino

Portrait of Cosimo de Medici I, Half Length, Wearing The Order of the Golden Fleece by Circle of Angelo di Cosimo Allori, Il Bronzino

.:. Catherine de' Medici (a very realistic portrait of her which shows, why her contemporaries described her as a very beautiful woman)

.:. Catherine de' Medici (a very realistic portrait of her which shows, why her contemporaries described her as a very beautiful woman)

Lorenzo de'Medici - velký mecenáš, milovník antického umění, držel ochrannou ruku nad Michelangelem

Lorenzo de'Medici - velký mecenáš, milovník antického umění, držel ochrannou ruku nad Michelangelem

Snapchat: stefanoguerrera Piero de' Medici - Bronzino (1550) #seiquadripotesseroparlare

Snapchat: stefanoguerrera Piero de' Medici - Bronzino (1550) #seiquadripotesseroparlare

Renaissance dress inspired by satin gown worn by Eleonora of Toledo from Nomina Rosae.

Renaissance dress inspired by satin gown worn by Eleonora of Toledo from Nomina Rosae.

The actual coronation gown of Queen Elizabeth I. It is amazing it survived the English Civil War and Cromwell's wrath. Most of Elizabeth's royal jewels and regalia were melted down or destroyed.

The actual coronation gown of Queen Elizabeth I. It is amazing it survived the English Civil War and Cromwell's wrath. Most of Elizabeth's royal jewels and regalia were melted down or destroyed.

1350: Pomander shaped as an apple, of silver, silver gilt, and niello. The sections of the body of the pomander are held in place by a pin with a screw section at the top, the whole attached to an octagonal gadrooned head to which is hinged a quatrefoil handle. Inscriptions run around the edge of each section relating to the Judgement of Paris, the interior and exterior decoration of scrolling foliage and geometric patterns.

Pomander

1350: Pomander shaped as an apple, of silver, silver gilt, and niello. The sections of the body of the pomander are held in place by a pin with a screw section at the top, the whole attached to an octagonal gadrooned head to which is hinged a quatrefoil handle. Inscriptions run around the edge of each section relating to the Judgement of Paris, the interior and exterior decoration of scrolling foliage and geometric patterns.

Antique Tiara, Italy (ca. 330-300 BC; gold). © Trustees of the British Museum.

Antique Tiara, Italy (ca. 330-300 BC; gold). © Trustees of the British Museum.

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