ca. 1688/1691 Lady Elizabeth Somerset (1633/1634–1690/1691), Marchioness/Duchess of Powis by ? (Coughton Court - Alcester, Warwickshire, UK)

From artuk.org; increased exposure and temperature and enlarged by one quarter. Also posted to the End of the Era - 1684 to 1715 here.

Lady Elizabeth Somerset (1633/1634-1690/1691), Marchioness/Duchess of Powis

Elizabeth Somerset’s bodice is hidden by her robes. She does not wear a fashionable high coiffure.

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