1571 (after) Elizabeth of Austria, Wife of King Charles IX of France by follower of François Clouet (Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Upgrade image posted 15 November 2014 from artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/107920?search_no=6&index=52; this image has ben altered by blurring the background, but not the subject, her dress, or the caption, with Photoshop. The image size was also doubled and the shadows in the image were filled in.

1571 (after) Elizabeth of Austria, Wife of King Charles IX of France by follower of François Clouet (Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois, USA) From artic.edu:aic:collections:artwork:107920?search no=6&index=52

Elisabeth wears s black dress with opulent jeweled bodice ornaments (buttons?) in this Clouet portrait. Her coiffure, without the jewels, with the hair pushed to both sides of the face would fit the Andrews Sisters singing "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B" in the 1940s.

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B

Keywords:  1571, Clouet - François, Elisabeth of Austria, reine de France, Queen of France, Queen, Habsburg family, Valois family, French, straight coiffure, jeweled headdress, high enclosing neckline, lace ruff, French sleeves, puffed cloth ornaments, necklace, carcanet necklace, jeweled bodice, jeweled sleeves


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