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Tagged With: neckwear

Self Portrait – Rienk Jelgerhuis 1791

Rienk Jelgerhuis  ( 1729 – 1806 ) The real stand out here is the pair of glasses.  Obviously, a man in his profession needs special eyewear. Detail: glasses, spectacles, wig, coat, neckwear,  waistcoat

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The Blind Singer – Ramón Bayeu y Subías – 1786

Ramón Bayeu y Subías  1746 –  1793 Now that is blue.  At times we get questions about fabric color for clothing, I don’t think anyone would mistake this man’s outfit for drab.  It looks like the castanet boy has lost all his buttons and has to hold his clothes together with strings. Detail: shoes, buckles, … Continue reading »

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