1525 Diane de Poitiers by ? (location unknown to gogm)

This color drawing of Diane de Poitiers was done with Clouet-like talent. In a posting of 16 August 2009 on The World's Oldest Obsession blog, Diane was termed a "16th Century Cougar." She was 20 years older than Henri. Henri II met her when she ran the royal nursery when Henri was just eight years old.

Keywords:  Diane de Poitiers, mistress, Henri II, French, French hood, crescent neckline, jeweled headdress, shallow necklace


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