01.13Marie Antoinette's Gossip Guide to the 18th Century: 01.13

January 17, 2013

Epiphany in Amsterdam, 1732

Bernard Picart, Star of the Magi paraded through Amsterdam (Epiphany). 1732, illustration/engraving. The Warburg Institute Library.
Happy holidays!

Here are some details from Bernard Picart's Star of theMagi paraded through Amsterdam, which he made in 1732.

January 08, 2013

18th century art: Morning and Night

Versailles Sept 1. 2014, Sun rising. Photography by @simonmirren 

Pierre-Antoine Baudoüin's scandalous paintings, one called Morning and the other Night.