1650s Christine Marie de France, Duchesse de Savoie as Minerva with her son Francesco Hyacinte by Joseph Ii Werner (Swiss artist, 1637-1710)

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1650s Christine Marie de France, Duchesse de Savoie as Minerva with her son  Francesco Hyacinte by Joseph Ii Werner (Swiss artist, 1637-1710) From jws.blogspot.com/2014_03_19_archive.html

Christine is dressed as a Roman goddess, Minerva, with military garb tempered by a swagged bertha and ribbons ending with pearls and neck and waistlines.

Keywords:  Werner the Younger, Christine de France, Christine Marie de France, Madame Royale, Princess of Piedmont, Bourbon family, Princess, Duchess, Savoia family, long straight coiffure, animal headdress, feathered helmet, ribbon headdress, off shoulder scoop neckline, bertha, ribbons, cuirasse, mini-length over-skirt, under-skirt, shoes, jeweled neckline, jeweled waistline, jeweled feet, theatrical dress

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