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1430. Natividad, Nicolás Francés, Museo del Prado, Madrid (detalle)

1430. Natividad, Nicolás Francés, Museo del Prado, Madrid (detalle)

Blasco de Grañén y Martín de Soria, 1438-1476, Retablo de la Iglesia del Salvador, Ejea de los Caballeros, Zaragoza

Blasco de Grañén y Martín de Soria, 1438-1476, Retablo de la Iglesia del Salvador, Ejea de los Caballeros, Zaragoza

- OPUS INCERTUM -: 5.CALZADOS 1486. San Sebastián mártir, Juan de la Abadía, el viejo, Museo Lázaro Galdeano (procede del retablo de Aniés, Hues

- OPUS INCERTUM -: 5.CALZADOS 1486. San Sebastián mártir, Juan de la Abadía, el viejo, Museo Lázaro Galdeano (procede del retablo de Aniés, Hues

Lady wearing Pattens* over her shoes/boots. *Pattens are carved wooden platforms with leather strap which are worn over the boot and shoes. They appear to be worn indoors and in towns/cities rather than as workwear. Reason - possibly to protect the shoes/ boots from dirt and or to raise the feet off cold floors. Circa 1440 MSS M.917, p. 144–M.945, f. 20r  Catherine of Cleves. Morgan Library

Lady wearing Pattens* over her shoes/boots. *Pattens are carved wooden platforms…

Bartolomeus van der Helst, Detail of: Militia Company of District VIII under the command of Captain Roelof Bicker oil on canvas 1643. This civic guard painting is a substantial Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.

Bartolomeus van der Helst, Detail of: Militia Company of District VIII under the command of Captain Roelof Bicker oil on canvas This civic guard painting is a substantial Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.

Hosen on women. Nacimiento de la Virgen, Pedro Berruguete, hacia 1490, Museo de la Abadía de Montserrat, Barcelona (detalle)

Hosen on women. Nacimiento de la Virgen, Pedro Berruguete, hacia 1490, Museo de la Abadía de Montserrat, Barcelona (detalle)

L'Annonce aux bergers. Danse champêtre.Heures de Charles d'Angoulême, Folio 20V. French, late 15th century.

Note the radically different coloring. L’Annonce aux bergers.Heures de Charles d’Angoulême, Folio French, late century. Were these images the inspiration for the artist whose postcards I fell in love with at Moravian Book Store?

Militia Company of District II under the Command of Captain Frans Banninck Cocq, Known as the ‘Night Watch’, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, 1642 - Detail

1642 detail of the Militia Company of District II under the Command of Captain Frans Banninck Cocq, Known as the ‘Night Watch’ by Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

Martebo

Fässing (carrying sack) Martebo Church, Gotland (Sweden) early century cruche à bec

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