Infanta of Spain by an imitator of Agnolo Bronzino (1503–1572) Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK)

The silhouette does not fit Bronzino’s time, nor does the sophisticated lace.

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Portrait of an Infanta of Spain

The dress is colorful with an intricate floral pattern in Italianate style. The coiffure is a departure from mid-century styles that emphasized the sides. A strip of lace serves as a modesty piece and bertha.

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