The Wardrobe


This is where you will find the images of Italian Renaissance clothing of the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries in portraits, paintings,  frescoes, and costume books.

New:
(Click on the image itself for the larger version, or click on the link to the relevant gallery, below)

 

Northern Italy:

Venice

Portraits and Fresco Images

 


(Includes Bergamo, Brescia, Este, Padua, Verona, Vicenza)

Women
Men

 

1490 - 1509 1490 - 1509
1510 - 1539 1510s
1540 - 1569  1520s
1570 - 1589  1530s
1590 - 1610   1540-50s
  1560s
  1570s
  Costume Drawings
 
  1575: 'Mores Italiae'  
  1581: 'Habitus Varium Orbis Gentium'
  1589-90: 'De gli Habiti antichi et moderni di Diverse Parti del Mondo'  
    1595: Album Amicorum of a German Soldier  
       
 

Ferrara

   
 
 

Women
1480 - 1540
     
     
     
     
     
       
       

Tuscany:

Florence

   

Women  
1480 - 1510
1510 - 1540  
     
     
     
       
       
       


 


2001 - 2010 Anabella Wake (Known in the SCA as Bella Lucia da Verona) I hold copyright on all information on these pages, and on all images of clothing/costume that I have made. You are allowed to make one facsimile copy for your own use provided that this notice is included on each page. Please ask permission to copy, disseminate and/or distribute my work - I would like to know when and how you are finding this information of use.