Europe 1600-1815

Our recently opened Europe 1600-1815 galleries contain over 1100 examples of 17th- and 18th- century European art and design. The collection comprises some of the most magnificent works held by the V&A made by the finest artists and craftsmen for the period’s most discerning leaders of taste.
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Dona Isabel de Porcel, 1806  Francisco Goya.

Portrait of Doña Isabel de Porcel, by the Spanish painter Francisco Goya around The portrait depicts Isabel Lobo Velasco de Porcel, who was born at Ronda around 1780 and was the second wife of Antonio Porcel.

Baroque 18th century rococo fashion Venice Carnival Il Ballo del Doge

Baroque costume, the headdress is very elaborate!

Early 18th C waistcoat and coat in the Costume Gallery at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England  #textile

Early century coat & waistcoat (V&A museum)

Bodice Place of origin: England, Great Britain Date: 1630-1639 Materials and Techniques: Silk satin, silk taffeta, canvas, buckram and whalebone, handsewn Museum number: 172-1900 | V&A

Bodice

Bodice Place of origin: England (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown Materials and Techniques: Silk satin, silk taffeta, canvas, buckram and whalebone, handsewn Museum number:

Coat, waistcoat and breeches, dark brown wool, with steel-cut buttons, French, ca. 1780. V&A

Coat, waistcoat and breeches, dark brown wool, with steel-cut buttons, French 1780

Writing cabinet, probably by Michael Kimmel, 1750-55, Germany (Dresden), pine veneered with kingwood inlaid with mother-of-pearl, ivory and brass. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Writing cabinet, probably by Michael Kimmel, Germany (Dresden), pine veneered with kingwood inlaid with mother-of-pearl, ivory and brass. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Coat and trousers worn by Louis XVII, Louis Charles de France, Duke of Normandy (1785-1795), c.1792. Pink taffeta, round wooden buttons covered with pink silk thread © Eric Emo / Galliera / Roger-Viollet

Coat and trousers worn by Louis XVII, Louis Charles de France, Duke of Normandy. Pink silk taffeta, round wooden buttons covered with pink silk thread.

1735-1740, England - Mantua - Brocaded silk, hand-sewn with spun silk and spun threads, lined with linen, brown paper lining for cuffs, brass, canvas and pleated silk

Mantua

Mantua Place of origin: Spitalfields, England (woven) (made)Brocaded silk, hand-sewn with spun silk and spun threads, lined with linen, brown paper lining for cuffs

Rembrandt, Juno, 1662-5 Oil on canvas 127 x 123.8 cm Hammer Museum, Los Angeles © The Armand Hammer Collection, Gift of the Armand Hammer Foundation. Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Rembrandt, Juno, Oil on canvas 127 x cm Hammer Museum, Los Angeles…

The little street, Johannes Vermeer, 1658. An unusual painting in Vermeer’s oeuvre: a few houses and a couple of people in a quiet street. Vermeer gave the scene a palpable sense of tension and balance. The old walls, worn bricks and white plaster are almost tangible. What part of Delft this shows is no longer known. www.rijksmuseum.nl

Gezicht op huizen in Delft, bekend als ‘Het straatje’, Johannes Vermeer, ca…

Christening cup and cover, Edward Feline, 1731, London, l Victoria and Albert Museum

Christening cup and cover

Christening cup and cover, Edward Feline, London, England. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Christening cup and cover, Edward Feline, 1731, London, England. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Christening cup and cover

Christening cup and cover, Edward Feline, London, England. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Fireplace with perfume burner  and urns, made at the Russian Imperial Arms Factory, about 1800, Russia  (Tula), burnished steel with applied decoration in gilded copper alloy. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Fireplace w/ Perfume Burner & Urns -- Circa 1800 -- Russian Imperial Arms Factory -- Burnished steel w/ applied decoration in gilded copper alloy -- Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

Automaton clock in the form of a lion, ca. 1620–35. Clockmaker: Karl Schmidt (German, ca. 1590–1635/36, working 1614). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Gift of Mrs. Simon Guggenheim, 1929 (29.52.15)

Automaton clock in the form of a lion Maker: Clockmaker: Karl Schmidt (German, ca. Culture: German, Augsburg Medium: Case: gilded brass and gilded silver on a base of ebony, and ebony veneered on fruitwood;

Giuditta Pasta as Norma, painting, Maxim Gauci, ca. 1831, Europe. Watercolour on ivory

Giuditta Pasta

Giuditta Pasta as Norma, painting, Maxim Gauci, ca.

Portrait miniature of Carlo Broschi, known as Farinelli, Christian Friedrich Zincke, ca.1735, London, England. Enamel

Portrait miniature of Carlo Broschi, known as Farinelli

Portrait miniature of Carlo Broschi, known as Farinelli, Christian Friedrich Zincke, London, England. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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