ca. 1575 Louise de Lorraine in the manner of François Clouet (Museum of Fine Arts - Houston, Texas)

Upgrade image posted 2 February 2015 from Google Art Project via Wikimedia; removed spots and fixed flaws along the bottom edge with Photoshop.

ca. 1575 Louise de Lorraine in the manner of François Clouet (Museum of Fine Arts - Houston, Texas) From Google Art Project via Wm despot fis flaws along bottom edge

This Clouet portrait from around 1570 is a wonderful example of French sleeves and the original Spanish farthingale.

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