ca. 1625 Marchesa Paola Adorno Brignoli Sale con il figlio by Sir Anthonis van Dyck (National Gallery of Art - Washington, DC)

Her genealogical sketch is here.

From Wikimedia; filled in shadows about 25%. Also posted to the Transition from Ruffs to Collars - 1620 to 1630 Album.


Here is another van Dyck portrait of an Italian Lady and her child. The basque bodice, if worn, is hidden behind her left arm.

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