Marie Antoinette's Gossip Guide to the 18th Century
A website about the age of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.
January 06, 2018
The Pleasures of the Seasons, Snowed In
Johann Georg Platzer, Winter [The Pleasures of the Seasons]. Early/mid 18th Century, oil on copper. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts. ...
November 21, 2017
The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Dressmaking Spotlight + Book Giveaway!
Not long after I started blogging here I came across Lauren Stowell's blog on historical costuming. A long time follower, I wa...
November 16, 2017
18th Century Mothers Know Best: Where to Find True Happiness
Another bit of advice from Marie Antoinette's mom!
September 22, 2017
18th Century Fashion Rules: Colors and Cuts
Elisabeth Louise Vigée-LeBrun, Comtesse Marie Dubarry . 1789, oil on canvas. Musée St.-Didie. A Letter from Marie Antoinette t...
April 26, 2017
Marie Antoinette visits the Louvre
Anonymous, Portrait of Marie Antoinette . Miniature, cloth. Musée du Louvre. How do you browse an art gallery? Here is a little acco...
February 22, 2017
A Description of Paris in the 18th Century
A description of Paris between the years 1787-1789. An Englishman visits Paris and this is what he had to say...
September 21, 2016
How to frame a painting by François Boucher
A photo posted by Lauren (@mariegossip) on May 29, 2016 at 9:26am PDT Boucher's The Interrupted Sleep caught my eye while...
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