1520s Presumed Sybille von Cleves, Duchess of Saxony by follower of Lucas Cranach the Elder (auctioned by Christie's)

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1520s Presumed Sybille von Cleves, Duchess of Saxony by follower of Lucas Cranach the Elder (auctioned by Christie's) From pinterest.com/jillwheezul/cranach-dresses/.jpg

Sybille’s hair is pulled back under a labelled coif. Her sleeves are puffs of unslashed material bound by bands. The cuffs are enormous revealing plain under-sleeves. The partlet has a decorated neck band and another decorated band beneath it.

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