Elizabeth Cecil, Countess of Berkshire by Sir Anthonis van Dyck (Burghley House - Stamford, Lincolnshire, UK)

From lisby3's photostream on flickr; reposted on 4 June 2017 after reducing exposure to reduce the blanching of the image as originally posted.

Elizabeth Cecil, Countess of Berkshire by Sir Anthonis van Dyck (Burghley House - Stamford, Lincolnshire, UK) From lisby3's photostream on flickr reduced exposure

Elizabeth Cecil is shown in 1630s style with a waist band at the real waistline and a basque stomacher below framed by the rest of her bodice.

Keywords:  van Dyck, Elizabeth Cecil, Cecil family, Howard family, Countess, British, proto-hurluberlu coiffure, bangs, earrings, necklace, square neckline, brooch, bows, laced jacket bodice, stomacher, elbow length puffed upper sleeves, cuffs, elbow length lower sleeves, natural waistline, waist band, basque stomacher, close skirt


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