This image is worth placing in these albums due to the monolithic almost semicircular ruff and vee neckline associated with typical late Renaissance ("Elizabethan") dress. The original work by Rubens showing her tabbed bodice and back-flared engageantes can be seen here.
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Aug 15, 2011 1:15 AM
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