1550 (after) Anna d'Este by ? of the French school (Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon - Versailles, Île-de- France, France)

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1550 (after) Anna d'Este by ? of the French school (Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon - Versailles, Île-de- France, France)

Anna d'Este shows fashionable French dress in mid-century including an upswept, crescent, neckline, French hood, and and shallow necklace. She wears rolled and slashed sleeves (or rolled sleeves ornamented with puffs of cloth) often seen later in the century. Her necklace is draped lengthwise across her upper chest, an arrangement that will be seen repeatedly, especially in illustrations by François Clouet.

Keywords:  Anna d'Este, duchesse de Guise, duchesse de Nemours et Genevois, Este family, Guise family, Savoia family, Princess, Duchess, French, straight coiffure, shallow necklace, draped necklace, brooch, jeweled headdress, French hood, rolled sleeves, slashed sleeves


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