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Louis Charles de Lévis-Ventadour, Marquis d'Annonay puis 5ème. Duc de Ventadour & Pair de France (1647-1717).

Louis Charles de Lévis – 18 September was a French nobleman and Duke of Ventadour. His wife was the governess of the infant Louis XV and his only child Anne Geneviève made two prestigious marriages into contemporary nobility.

Count Big Wig! Pierre de Montesquiou 1645-1725 Count of Artagnan, by Nicolas de Largilliere

Pierre de Montesquiou Count of Artagnan, by Nicolas de Largilliere

Portrait of a lady, half-length, in a black cloak with a red bow Oil Painting - Louis Tocque

Portrait of a lady, half-length, in a black cloak with a red bow Oil Painting - Louis Tocque

Capitaine Twin Peaks Big Wig! Charles Louis Remond, Comte de Hergh, Capitaine de Royal Croate, Chevalier des Ordres du Roy, by Nicolas de Largilliere, France, 1715.

Capitaine Twin Peaks Big Wig! Charles Louis Remond, Comte de Hergh, Capitaine de Royal Croate, Chevalier des Ordres du Roy, by Nicolas de Largilliere, France, 1715.

Portrait of a young officer - Louis Tocqué.

193 Jean Louis Tocqué —Portrait of a_ Young Officer, 1739 : Museum Mayer van den Bergh, Antwerp.

Portrait of a man, Jacob van Oost the Younger, oil on canvas, date not given (poss. 1650s based on clothing).

history-of-fashion: “ Jacob van Oost the Younger - Portrait of a Man ” Jacob van Oost the Younger Bruges – Bruges), was a Flemish Baroque painter.

Philippe de France, Monsieur, duc d'Orléans, d'après Mignard

Philippe de France, Monsieur, duc d'Orléans, d'après Mignard

Philippe, 4th Duc de Vendome, by Jacob Ferdinand Voet. (1655–1727) The Grand Prior for France in the Order of Malta, Vendôme held senior military positions throughout his life, in various command roles. Born to Louis de Bourbon, duc de Vendôme, and Laura Mancini. Died w/o issue; find no record of a marriage.

Jacob Ferdinand Voet — Portrait of Philippe, Chevalier de Vendôme (future Duke of Vendôme), Grand Prior of the Knights of Malta in France

Henri Gascars  (1634-1701) —  Portrait of Jacques III de Goyon, Sire of Matignon, Count of Thorigny, Lieutenant General of the Army  (1521x2000)

Gods and Foolish Grandeur: Jacques de Goyon III, sire de Matignon, comte de Thorigny, portrait by Henri Gascar, circa

Dancer and balletmaster Jean-Georges Noverre in jacket with leopard skin painted by Jean-Baptiste Perronneau, 1764. #dancefashion Via Louvre

“ Portrait of Jean-Georges Noverre Jean-Baptiste Perronneau ” Jean-Georges Noverre April 1727 – 19 October was a French dancer and balletmaster, and is generally.

Louis Aymar de Prie, Marquis de Plasnes dit Marquis de Prie (1670-1751), Ambassadeur de France à Turin.

Louis Aymar de Prie, Marquis de Plasnes dit Marquis de Prie (1670-1751), Ambassadeur de France à Turin.