07.12Marie Antoinette's Gossip Guide to the 18th Century: 07.12

July 21, 2012

A Change in Fashions 1770

George Romney, Mrs. Francis Russell.  1785-87, oil on canvas. The Art Institute of Chicago.
Do you like Mrs. Russell's style? 

July 07, 2012

Notre Dame: 1793

Cathedral of Notre Dame, West façade; Gallery of Kings.

The French Revolution saw many acts of vandalism against age old buildings and artworks.