ca. 1695 Madame de Maintenon by Pierre Gobert studio (for sale by Timothy Langston)

The marquise de Maintenon is sending a message with this portrait through her facial expression and her dress; spots removed with Photoshop.

From onlinegalleries.com/art-and-antiques/detail/studio-of-pierre-gobert-portrait-of-madame-de-maintenon/274965. Also posted to Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon’s Subalbum here.

ca. 1695 Madame de Maintenon by Pierre Gobert studio (for sale by Timothy Langston) From onlinegalleries.com:art-and-antiques:detail:studio-of-pierre-gobert-portrait-of-madame-de-maintenon:274965 despot

The marquise wears a, probably, jeweled leather over-bodice that creates a double vee waistline and a fashionably built up curly coiffure. She has pulled down part of her bodice that would cover her left shoulder.

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