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Sunday, 29 April 2012

Costumes by Inigo Jones and Buontalenti


Inigo Jones


Costume design for a Torchbearer in the "Masque of Blackness",1606

Costume for a Torchbearer of Oceania from the "Masque of Blackness",1606

Costume for a Daughter of Niger from the "Masque of Blackness",1606

Costume for Artemisia in 'The Masque of Queens",1609

Second sketch for Artemisia in 'The Masque of Queens",1609

Sketch for a helmet for The Queen of the Sea from 'The Masque of Queens",1609

Another sketch for a helmet for 'The Masque of Queens",1609

Costume for Penthesilea Queen of the Amazons from "The Masque of Queens",1609

Queen Tomyris of the Massagetai from "The Masque of Queens",1609

Costume sketch for an unidentified Queen from "The Masque of Queens",1609

Costume for Queen Atlanta from "The Masque of Queens",1609

Queen Candace from  "The Masque of Queens",1609


Sketch for Queen Zenobia  "The Masque of Queens",1609


Queen Camilla from the "The Masque of Queens",1609

Costume for Oberon from "Oberon the Faery Prince"

Sketch for the masque "Oberon the Faery Prince"

Another sketch for the masque "Oberon the Faery Prince"


Costume for the masque "Oberon the Faery Prince"

Costume sketch for the masque "Oberon the Faery Prince"

Costume for the masque "Oberon the Faery Prince"

Costume for Oberon from "Oberon the Faery Prince"


Costume for a Fiery Spirit from "Oberon the Faery Prince"

Costume design for A Star from "Oberon the Faery Prince"


Costume study for A Daughter of the Moon from "Oberon the Faery Prince"

Costumes for Faeries from "Oberon the Faery Prince"


Costume study for the role of Chloris played by Queen Henrietta Maria,1631

Another costume study for Chloris,1631

Costume for a female masquer


Costume study for Queen Henrietta Maria,1632

Costume for Influence of the Stars from "Tempe Restored"

Costumes for a King and Queen 

Costume design for a Naiad


Color costume design for a Naiad


Costume for a King from "Salmacida Spolia",1640

Costume study for the masque "Brittannia Triumphans",1638

Costume for Thetys or a nymph from "Thetys' Festival"


Second costume study for Thetys 

Costume design for the role of a Knight

Costume design for a lady masquer

Costume study for Spring


  Bernardo Buontalenti


Costumes for dancing girls for the play "La Pellegrina",1592

Study of costume for dancing girls

Costume design for "La Pellegrina",1592

A Muse,design for "La Pellegrina" 

A Delphic couple from "La Pellegrina"


Costume for a Sea Nymph from "La Pellegrina"

Design for Dorian Harmony from "La Pellegrina"


Apollo Slaying the Python from "La Pellegrina"

Costumes for Gods from "La Pellegrina"

The Mountain of the Hamadryads,design for "La Pellegrina"

Design for the Third Intermezzo for Grand Duke Ferdinand of Tuscany in 1589

Design for the Third Intermezzo for Grand Duke Ferdinand of Tuscany


Costume for Apollo 

Costume design by Buontalenti

Costume study for a Lady masquer 


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