ca. 1675 Hortense Mancini Duchesse de Mazarin (believed to be) by Voet (Philip Mould)

This 1675 Voet(?) portrait shows the Mancinis to be the hot sporty imports of their day! Charles II, when in exile, proposed but Cardinal Mazarin declined; eight months later CharlesII was restored.

Keywords:  1675, Voet, Hortense Mancini, Mancini family, de La Porte family, Duchess, mistress, Charles II, long hurluberlu coiffure, off shoulder straight décolletage, chemise, lace, quarter length puffed sleeves, brooch, clasps, earrings, wrap

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