1637 (probably) Portrait of Vittoria della Rovere (1622-1667) as Saint Vittoria by Mario Balassi (auctioned by Sotheby's)

Vittoria is spectacularly dressed and jeweled in this allegorical portrait. Her dress features the puffed sleeves of her chemise and a satin-lined wrap covering her dress.

Keywords:  1637, Sustermans, Vittoria della Rovere, della Rovere family, Medici family, long curly coiffure, jeweled feathered floral headdress, off shoulder vee neckline, bertha, long puffed sleeves, cuffs, wrap, lining, brooch, bracelets, theatrical dress


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