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Portrait of Grace Wilbraham (1655-1740), later countess of Dysart | John Michael Wright (c.1673/77)

Title: Portrait of Grace Wilbraham Artist: John Michael Wright 1617 – 1694 Copyright: © Bridgeman Art Library / © The Trustees of the Weston Park Foundation, UK

Anthony van Dyck - Princess Mary, Daughter of Charles I - Google Art Project - Anthony van Dyck - Wikimedia Commons

Sir Anthonis van Dyck 1641 Princess Mary Stuart, Daughter of Charles. Mary is portrayed prior to a dynastic marriage with William of Orange by van Dyck in this 1641 portrait. She cups her hands in the manner of her mother, Queen Henrietta Maria.

Mary Assheton (1695–1776), Lady Curzon, with Her Two Sons, Nathaniel Curzon (1726–1804), 1st Baron Scarsdale, and Assheton Curzon (1729–1820), 1st Viscount Curzon

Mary Assheton Lady Curzon, with Her Two Sons, Nathaniel Curzon Baron Scarsdale, and Assheton Curzon Viscount Curzon by Andrea Soldi Oil on canvas, 172 x 126 cm Collection: National Trust

Jean-Baptiste van Mour, Portrait of Mary Wortley Montagu with her son Edward, 1717

1717 Lady Mary Wortley Montagu with her son Edward by Jean Baptiste van Mour (National Portrait Gallery - London UK)

Princess Mary, 1727, daughter of King George II of Great Britain, by Johann Heinrich Tischbein

Princess Mary, daughter of King George II of Great Britain, by Johann Heinrich Tischbein, She Married William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel in was an unhappy marriage and they separated in

A portrait of John Mortlock of Cambridge and Abington Hall Great Abington Cambridgeshire https://theartstack.com/artist/john-downman/portrait-john-mortlock?product_referrer_user_id=429616919

Francis Osborne-A portrait of John Mortlock of Cambridge and Abington Hall, Great Abington, Cambridgeshire, by John Downman, 1779

The Right Honourable William Pitt the Younger by James Lonsdale, 1806. Based on the Hoppner portrait, but here he's wearing his Chancellor's robe.

The Right Honourable William Pitt the Younger by James Lonsdale, after Hoppner (painted

1673, The Family of Sir Robert Vyner.  John Michael Wright (1617–1694).  The sitters are Sir Robert (1631–1688) and his wife Mary (née Whitchurch, d.1674), the wealthy widow of Sir Thomas Hyde, whom he married in 1665; Bridget Hyde (1662–1734), Lady Vyner's daughter by her first marriage; and Charles Vyner (1666–1688), their only son.   National Portrait Gallery, London.

John Michael Wright Family of Sir Robert Vyner, 1673 1671 Abraham Lambertsz. van den Tempel (Dutch painter, c

Robe a la Francaise, mid 18thC, Open gown of Chinese cerulean blue silk woven with a large-scale white and platinum floral, having elbow length sleeve with lobed triple cuff gathered into a ruched band, square neckline, bodice front panel with self buttons, trimmed with furbelows edged in silk fly braid, sacque back, pleated skirt side panels with pocket slits, back lacing bodice lining in various cottons, the front printed in a red windowpane. | Whitaker Auctions via SmugMug

Robe a la Francaise, mid Note how the top back of the dress is a trim that leads to the front. Serves as the shoulder straps, pleat covering in the back.

Cloak early georgian 1715 - 1750

Massive fur muff with an century cape via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Little Red Riding Hood :-)

Samples of 18th century textile motifs

The big stylized patterns from the beginning of century tend to disappear for big spaces lefts without designs & they are finally replaced by stripes & small flowers. Colours are light and rich, dark colours are rare to be found