ca. 1615-1620 Frances Howard Duchess of Richmond by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (Compton Verney Gallery - Compton Verney, Warwickshire, UK)

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ca. 1615-1620 Frances Howard Duchess of Richmond by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (Compton Verney Gallery - Compton Verney, Warwickshire, UK) Wm

Floral embroidery clothing like this were fashionable, appearing commonly in portraits.

Keywords:  1615, Gheeraerts - Marcus the YoungerFrances Howard, Duchess of Richmond, Duchess of Lennox, Countess of Hertford, Howard family, Seymour family, Stuart family, Countess, Duchess, British, long straight coiffure, earrings, necklace, scoop décolletage, lace bertha

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