1603 Maria de' Medici and her son Louis XIII by Charles Martin (Musée des Beaux-arts, Blois - Blois, Centre region, France)

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1603 Maria de' Medici and her son Louis XIII by Charles Martin (Musée des Beaux-arts, Blois - Blois, Centre region, France) Wm

In this portrait, Marie de Medici is shown wearing a French farthingale where the bum roll providing circumference is hidden.  Her dress has a vee neckline framed by a collar below and a ruff above. A modesty piece fills in the bottom of the neckline.

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