ca. 1637 (estimate based on date of husband's demise) Christine of France as Dowager Duchess of Savoy by ? (location unknown to gogm)

From Wikimedia; four spots in background removed with Photoshop by gogm.

ca. 1637 (estimate based on date of husband's demise) Christine of France as Dowager Duchess of Savoy by ? (location unknown to gogm) despot

Lace making is becoming more sophisticated in this portrait of Christine of France in widow's dress with a huge attifet headdress.

Keywords:  1637, Christine de France, Christine Marie de France, Madame Royale, Princess of Piedmont, Bourbon family, Princess, Duchess, Savoia family, curly coiffure, attifet, veil, trapezoidal neckline, collar, lace, ruff, puffed virago sleeves, bows, waist band, natural high waistline, necklace, earrings, brooch, jeweled bodice ornament

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