This portrait is available from several places as Frani(e), Countess of Dorset. This is the parent of the close up portrait of Venetia Digby (?) in the previous image. Ladies would wear this style all over Europe for another forty years.
Keywords: 1637, van Dyck, Countess Frances of Dorset, Cranfield family, Sackville family, Countess, British, hurluberlu coiffure, hair jewelry, scoop neckline, puffed cloth ornaments, three quarter length puffed sleeves, close skirt, cuffs, necklace, earrings, clasps, wrap
Aug 8, 2011, 4:41 PM
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