Catherine de Medicis, reine de France by Santi di Tito (Uffizi)

This is a lower quality portrait of Catherine de Medici wearin a black and white dress.

The Wikipedia article for Santi di Tito is here.

The rolled portions of her sleeves are slashed. She wears a necklace attached to the sides of her neckline and another connected to a brooch on her bodice using graceful swags on each side of the brooch, something ladies wore up to World War I.

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