Image source about the 18th century.
Waistcoat, French, between 1780-1790.
Silk and silk embroidery.
Now in storage at the Costume Institute in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Alexander Fehling in the 2010 german film Goethe!
Men’s Suit, circa 1780.
Pocket detail on a ensemble, 1780’s. Made in France of silk velvet embroidered with silver spangles and thread and glass paste.
“Portrait of Gerónimo Antonio Gil” by Rafael Ximeno y Planes, 18th century, National Museum of Art (MUNAL), Mexico.
“Portrait of an unknown man” by Allan Ramsay (1713-1784).
Formal man ensemble, ca. 1765, Victoria & Albert Museum.
“The Macaroni. A real character at the late Masquerade” by Philip Dawe, 1773.
“Happy Birthday Wolfie!”
colour pencils on bond paper.
Illustration by me.
You can take a look to more illustrations HERE or read the full Wolfie post in my blog.
Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise in the 1994 film “Interview with the Vampire”.
I recall watching this movie for the first time: when I saw those embroidered coats and waistcoats I fell in love with menswear, rococo and period movies. Hey, I was about 10 years old!
Cotton engageantes (cuff ruffles), 1750-1775. Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Alexander Fehling and Miriam Stein in a still from the german 2010 film “Goethe!”
Suit. Circa 1760.
‘Robe à l’anglaise’, c. 1785-1795. Blue silk satin. Scarf in white cotton muslin.
‘Habit à la française’, three-piece set of coat, waistcoat and breeches, c. 1785-1795.
From the book “Fashion, A history from the 18th to the 20th century”, Akiko Fukai, Taschen 25th anniversary ed edition, 2007.
This is my best birthday present. EVER.