The Tischbein family

Posted Aug 16, 2011 at 09:23 CEST in Artists, Fashion, Paintings, and People.

[Image]
Johann Friedrich August Tischbein, Johanna Constantia, 1780s.

The Tischbein family was a German family of painters of who the most well known appear to be Johann Heinrich Tischbein the Elder, Johann Friedrich August Tischbein and Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein.

Due to all these artists sharing the same name there seems to be total confusion on the internet regarding who has made which painting (Wikipedia attributes one painting from 1796 to a Tischbein who died in1789…). I haven’t managed to figure it out myself and therefore will show all the Tischbein paintings I have found in this post, but will only state the artists of the ones I’m fairly sure of. If you can shed any light on the subject (perhaps you know in which museums some of these are kept?), do tell!

Read more »

Comments

Shoemaking workshop in New York

Posted Aug 15, 2011 at 09:58 CEST in Costuming, Events, Fashion, and Lectures and classes.

[Image]
(Photo from Diary of a Mantua Maker)

I just found this on A Fashionable Frolick. If you’re near New York you can sign up for a week long 18th century shoemaking workshop, August 20-27. Head over to A Fashionable Frolick to read more!

I would absolutely love to do this, learning to make my own shoes is probably highest on my 18th century wishlist, but unfortunately it’s not possible for me to get to New York that soon.

Comments

Circassienne, 1778

Posted Aug 8, 2011 at 17:07 CEST in Drawings and prints, Fashion, and Fashion plates.

[Image]

Comments

Anton von Maron

Posted Aug 7, 2011 at 11:03 CEST in Artists, Fashion, Paintings, and People.

[Image]

Anton von Maron was an Austrian portrait painter.

Three more paintings »

Comments

LACMA image library

Posted Aug 7, 2011 at 10:50 CEST in Databases, Fashion, Links, Museums, and Paintings.

[Image]

This is probably old news to most of you, but LACMA has a new image library where you can see high resolution images of many of their objects, including many 18th century clothes.

Comments