Présumé de Catherine de Médicis by entourage of François Clouet (auctioned by Christie's)

From the Christie's Web site.

Présumé de Catherine de Médicis by entourage of François Clouet (auctioned by Christie's)

Catherine is portrayed wearing strongly arced crescent necklines, including this one.

Keywords:  Clouet, Catherine de Medici, Medici family, Valois family, Queen, French, curly coiffure, hair jewelry, jeweled headdress, split partlet, high enclosing neckline, ruff, bodice, bodice, crescent neckline, full sleeves, puffed cloth ornaments, carcanet necklace, draped necklace

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