1654 Anne Bulwer by Gerard Soest (Philip Mould)

Philip Mould's notes for this portrait, including a biographical sketch about Anne Bulwer, are here.

The Wikipedia article about Gerard Soest is here

Gerard Soest painted this stern portrait of Anne Bulwer in 1654 wearing a décolleté dress with puffed sleeves.

Keywords:  1654, Soest, British, hurluberlu coiffure, off shoulder scoop décolletage, split bodice, chemise, elbow length puffed sleeves, chemise, full skirt, jeweled headdress, necklace, earrings, clasp

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