Countess of Portland by Wenceslas Hollar

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From University of Toronto Wenceslas Hollar Digital Collection. The peerage.com and the National Portrait Gallery, London UK, identify this as a print of Frances, in spite of the name "Maria Stuart" on the print.

Hollar portrays Lady Frances wearing a dress with a lace collar, more of a modesty piece-bertha, modesrately puffed sleeves, a basque waistline without the flanking panels of a jacket bodice, and a fur boa.

Keywords:  Hollar, van Dyck, Frances Stuart Countess of Portland, Stuart family, Weston family, Countess, British, hurluberlu coiffure, hair jewelry, trapezoidal décolletage, lace modesty piece-bertha, three quarter length puffed sleeves, cuffs, bows, necklace, earrings, brooch, fur boa


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