1584 Eleonora de' Medici by Costantino de' Servi (Galleria degli Uffizi - Firenze, Toscana Italy)


This unflattering, if not hostile, portrait shows Eleonora wore her hair straight and cut short.

From Wikimedia; large flaws in background and small spots throughout image removed with Photoshop by gogm.

Duchess Eleonore wears a jacket or coat with satin lining over a garment with a high enclosing neckline and full round ruff in this 1584 de Servi portrait.

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