According to her Wikipedia article, she was raised in the Reform Church and maintained her religion in Lutheran Denmark, causing difficulties. If you remember Rosenkrantz and Guildenstern from Hamlet, read about the exploits of her Lady-in-Waiting Justine Cathrine Rosenkrantz.
Queen Charlotte Amalie of Denmark is dressed like a Queen in gold brocade and/or cloth of gold in this 1667 Salomon Duarte portrait. She has pulled her over-skirt aside draping it in the style that would dominate a decades later, the mantua.
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Dec 23, 2009 11:23 AM
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