~Eccentric Duchess~

The Lady in Tweed
A blog of : haute couture, interior design, royals, aristocracy, art, architecture and culture.

ilovethebritishroyals:

This rarely seen portrait was commissioned by Prince Charles after their 1981 nuptials.

It is said that it was his favourite picture of Diana in her wedding dress, and he had an oil painting done of it that is still in his private collection.

(via duchakaladydiana)

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dailyreenactor:

IMG_9703.jpg on Flickr.
Palazzo Vecchio by TheLadyInTweed on Flickr.
Eleonora of Toledo’s bedroom, with her name written among Putti

Palazzo Vecchio by TheLadyInTweed on Flickr.

Eleonora of Toledo’s bedroom, with her name written among Putti

Palazzo Vecchio by TheLadyInTweed on Flickr.

Palazzo Vecchio by TheLadyInTweed on Flickr.

stylesight:

Wang Xiao by Mason Poole for L’Officiel Feb 2011

storiadellaarte:

Arnolfo di Cambio

Monumento funebre del Cardinale De Braye

Orvieto

(via torturareicapelli)

oldroze:

ARNOLFO DI CAMBIO

Ciborium 1283 Marble, with polychromatic incrustations San Paolo fuori le Mura, Rome

oldroze:

ARNOLFO DI CAMBIO

Ciborium
1283
Marble, with polychromatic incrustations
San Paolo fuori le Mura, Rome

(via torturareicapelli)

Baroque
urban-reveries:

Baroque

urban-reveries:

Baroque

Perfection
baroque-ladies:

Baroque http://baroque-ladies.tumblr.com/
lost-in-centuries-long-gone:

Château de Chantilly by CrËOS Photographie on Flickr.
lost-in-centuries-long-gone:

Derbyshire from above - Riber castle by Fredspickchers on Flickr.
Riber castle, built as a folly by local businessman John Smedley in 1862, he died before it’s completion, although his wife lived in it until her death.It has been a boys school, an MOD storage depot, and was a wildlife park until it was recently sold for develpment.

lost-in-centuries-long-gone:

Derbyshire from above - Riber castle by Fredspickchers on Flickr.

Riber castle, built as a folly by local businessman John Smedley in 1862, he died before it’s completion, although his wife lived in it until her death.It has been a boys school, an MOD storage depot, and was a wildlife park until it was recently sold for develpment.

artschoolglasses:

Bartholomeus van der Helst

artschoolglasses:

Bartholomeus van der Helst

(via red-vintage-roses)