Eleonora de Medici, Duchessa di Mantova, by ? (location unknown to gogm)

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From the lost gallery's photostream on flickr.

Eleonora de Medici, Duchessa di Mantova, by ? (location unknown to gogm) From the lost gallery

Eleonore's big deeply goffered ruff and white under-skirt (?) are highlights of this portrait. She appears to be wearing a plain black surcote. Increasing exposure suggests she is wearing tight false sleeves.

Keywords:  Eleonora de Medici, Eleonore de Medici, Duchessa di Mantova, Duchess of Mantua, Medici family, Gonzaga family, Duchess, Italian, straight coiffure, attifet, high enclosing neckline, neck ruff, long close sleeves, cuffs, ruffles, full skirt, under-skirt, bodice ornament, necklace, coat, surcote

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