Rococó: Men generally wore different variations of the habit à la française: a coat, waistcoat, and breeches.  The waistcoat was the most decorative piece, usually lavishly embroidered or displaying patterned fabrics.  Lace jabots were still worn tied around the neck.  Breeches usually stopped at the knee, with white stockings worn underneath and heeled shoes, which usually had large square buckles.  Coats were worn closer to the body and were not as skirt-like as during the Baroque era.

Rococo [ruh-KOH-koh]: florid or excessively elaborate

c. 1770s Portrait of James Sayer by Richard Houston

Richard Houston - Portrait of James Sayer, aged 13 years,

Portrait de Madame d’Arjuzon (nee Pascalie Hosten), exh. Salon 1801. René Théodore Berthon (French, 1776–1859). Oil on canvas. Galerie Didier Aaron. French neo-classical portrait by Berthon, showing the richness of French painting of this period. This student of David was clearly influenced by his master. The painting was exhibited at the Salon of 1801 under the title Portrait of a Lady.

Portrait de Madame d’Arjuzon (nee Pascalie Hosten), exh. Salon René Théodore Berthon (French, French neo-classical portrait by Berthon, showing the richness of French painting of this period. This student of David was clearly influenced by his master.

WILLIAM COLYEAR, VISCOUNT MILSINGTON, LATER 3rd EARL OF PORTMORE (1745-1823) by Allan Ramsay

William Colyear Viscount Milsington, Later Earl of Portmore. Allan Ramsay (Scottish, Oil on canvas. Lord Milsington succeeded his.

Lamartine

Lamartine

Portrait of Alphonse de Lamartine 1830 (with italian greyhounds)

Free Music Archive: Advent Chamber Orchestra - Selections from the November 2006 Concert

Baroque musicians playing a trio sonata, century anonymous painting

Count Giacomo Durazzo in the Guise of a Huntsman with His Wife (Ernestine Aloisia Ungnad von Weissenwolff

Count Giacomo Durazzo in the Guise of a Huntsman with His Wife (Ernestine Aloisia Ungnad von Weissenwolff

Martin van Meytens the Younger (Swedish, Count Giacomo Durazzo in the Guise of a Huntsman with His Wife (Ernestine Aloisia Ungnad von Weissenwolff, probably early The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mr. Nate B.

https://flic.kr/p/7kFUTJ | Pompeo Batoni, Portrait of Wills Hill, 1766 Privare Collection. |

https://flic.kr/p/7kFUTJ | Pompeo Batoni, Portrait of Wills Hill, 1766 Privare Collection. |

https://flic.kr/p/7kFQFm | Pompeo Batoni, Portrait of Humphry Morice, 1761. Norton Conyers, North Yorkshire, Private Collection | Pompeo Girolamo Batoni (25 January 1708 – 4 February 1787) was an Italian painter whose style incorporated elements of the French Rococo, Bolognese classicism, and nascent Neoclassicism. He was born in Lucca, the son of a goldsmith, Paolino Batoni. He moved to Rome in 1727, and apprenticed with Agostino Masucci, Sebastiano Conca and/or Francesco Imperiale…

Pompeo Batoni, Portrait of Humphry Morice, Norton Conyers, North Yorkshire, Private Collection

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