The topics of this blog are Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Duke of Richelieu, and the IDEAL CITY built on his command next to his magnificent CHÂTEAU on the borders of Touraine, Anjou and Poitou, in France.

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

Theatre costumes by Désiré Chaîneux - Comédie-Française,1904

the cardinal duc's guard

the cardinal duc's trumpeter

the cardinal duc's officer of the guard
from 'La Legende de Richelieu' - Conseil général de la Vendée, July 2008
I hope they won't mind - the pencil and wash drawings are so elegant!

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