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ARISTOCRACY GALLERY: EL IIº CONDE DE ROFFIGNAC

ARISTOCRACY GALLERY: EL IIº CONDE DE ROFFIGNAC

Peter Adolf HALL (1739-1793) (circle) Portrait of a Young Officer 1770-1780, Bergamo, VILLA NUOVA FINE ARTS

Peter Adolf HALL (1739-1793) (circle) Portrait of a Young Officer 1770-1780, Bergamo, VILLA NUOVA FINE ARTS

Louis-Antoine de Bourbon, Duc d'Angouleme, 1785, by Joseph Boze. The Duc d"Angouleme became Louis XIX for about 10 minutes in 1830.

Louis-Antoine de Bourbon, Duc d'Angouleme, 1785, by Joseph Boze. The Duc d"Angouleme became Louis XIX for about 10 minutes in 1830.

WWII duck face -- nobody else had probably heard of it before.

WWII duck face -- nobody else had probably heard of it before.

Prince Charles Philippe de France, Comte d'Artois, Duc d'Angoulême, de Berry et d'Auvergne (1757-1836).

Prince Charles Philippe de France, Comte d'Artois, Duc d'Angoulême, de Berry et d'Auvergne (1757-1836).

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Interesting! stockings pulled up to mid thigh, with garter under the knee and short breeches or breeches tucked into long stockings, in preparation for wearing military boots (with aid of groom). Detail: CHARLES GRANT, VICOMTE DE VAUX, painted in 1781-1782 by Louis-Roland Trinquesse. Grant was a Frenchman of Caledonian extraction who served as a sous-lieutenant in the Scots Company of the Garde du Roi, rising to the rank of Lt Col…

Interesting! stockings pulled up to mid thigh, with garter under the knee and short breeches or breeches tucked into long stockings, in preparation for wearing military boots (with aid of groom). Detail: CHARLES GRANT, VICOMTE DE VAUX, painted in 1781-1782 by Louis-Roland Trinquesse. Grant was a Frenchman of Caledonian extraction who served as a sous-lieutenant in the Scots Company of the Garde du Roi, rising to the rank of Lt Col…

Louis Ferdinand de France (1729-1765) - dauphin de France - fils de Louis XV et père de Louis XVI, Louis XVIII et Charles X - gravé par PETIT d'après DE LA TOUR.

Louis Ferdinand de France (1729-1765) - dauphin de France - fils de Louis XV et père de Louis XVI, Louis XVIII et Charles X - gravé par PETIT d'après DE LA TOUR.

This is Louis Philippe, the count de Segur, who was the ambassador of France at the court of Catherine II. He left interesting notes about the Empress he knew well. He wrote, she was hot-tempered, but was able to control herself and never made decisions in anger. She was very polite even to servants, no one heard a rude word from her, she never ordered but requested to fulfill her wish. Her approach to treat people, according to Segur, was "to praise them loudly but to scold them quietly ".

This is Louis Philippe, the count de Segur, who was the ambassador of France at the court of Catherine II. He left interesting notes about the Empress he knew well. He wrote, she was hot-tempered, but was able to control herself and never made decisions in anger. She was very polite even to servants, no one heard a rude word from her, she never ordered but requested to fulfill her wish. Her approach to treat people, according to Segur, was "to praise them loudly but to scold them quietly ".

Armand, marquis de Caulaincourt

Armand, marquis de Caulaincourt

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