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Grand Duchess Maria Feodorovna by Roslin, wearing the Star and Badge of the Order in 1770.

Grand Duchess Maria Feodorovna in 1777 by Alexander Roslin ( Swedish portrait painter. Maria Fedorovna was the second wife of Tsar Paul I of Russia and mother of Tsar Alexander I and Tsar Nicholas I of Russia.

Michel_Garnier La jeune musicienne 1788

“ La jeune musicienne Michel Garnier (French, Oil on canvas. Wearing a capeline featuring a high white feather and a pink silk dress cinched at the waist with a striped ribbon, a graceful young woman flips the pages of.

Empress Maria Feodorovna - 1799 Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun ~ see this painting in situ at the Peterhof Palace http://www.batguano.com/peterhofbluesalon.jpg

Portrait of Maria Feodorovna (Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg), done by Elisabeth Louise Vigee Lebrun

Grand Duchess Anastasia in a gold embroidered russian court dress.

Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia, Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin daughter of Grand Duke Michael Nicolaievich of Russia and a granddaughter of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia; wife of Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg

Portrait of Madame de Pompadour, 1756 by Francois Boucher

Francois Boucher Portrait of Marquise de Pompadour, , Alte Pinakothek, Munich. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of Portrait of Marquise de Pompadour by Francois Boucher.

11 и 13 февраля 1903 г. состоялся последний в истории Российской империи придворный бал в Зимнем дворце, подготовка к которому длилась несколько месяцев. Его устроили к ознаменованию очередной годовщины дома Романовых. Для маскарада приглашенные на бал заказывали себе русские национальные костюмы в стиле XVII в.: бояр и боярынь, воевод, стольников, пушкарей, сокольничих, посадских людей и др.

1903 costume ball in the Winter Palace, St. Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna (senior) wears a boyarynya (a noble woman in ancient Russia) fancy dress in the fashion of the century.

Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna of Russia, 1884/1885.

Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna of Russia, Grand Duchess Ella

heavyarethecrowns:     Royal Lookalikes.   Queen Alexandra and her sister Dagmar (Maria Feodorovna)  who married Tsar Alexander

Sisters Princess Alexandra, the future Queen of the United Kingdom and Princess Dagmar of Denmark, future Empress of Russia. Hence the similarities of their sons, King George V and Tsar Nicholas II. Actually Alexandra was the Empress of russia.

Recreation of Marie Antoinette's court gown (Robe de cour) as painted by Vigee LeBrun in 1779. By Atelier Caraco Canezou for an exhibition in Japan

Recreation of Marie Antoinette's court gown (Robe de cour) as painted by Vigee LeBrun in By Atelier Caraco Canezou for an exhibition in Japan (replica dress)


This is Madame de Pompadour. She was the official mistress of Louis XV. She was known for her "pompadour pink".