1660 (?) Marie Aimée de Rohan, Duchesse de Chevreuse by the school of the Beaubrun brothers (Rouillac)

Marie Aimée de Rohan was born in 1600 while the date of this portrait is said to be 1660; making her an extremely well-preserved 60 year old. Either this is not a portrait of Marie Aimée de Rohan, the artist lied, or the date is wrong.

Marie de Rohan (?) wears a striped dress with a plain bertha and square lace tucker in this Beaubrun school portrait. Adding lightness (not shown) reveals her hair is flat along the top of her head. There may be a hint of a jeweled girdle showing beneath her lower hand.

Keywords:  Marie de Rohan, Duchess, Albert family, French, long straight coiffure, floral headdress, off shoulder scoop neckline, modesty piece, tucker, lace, puffed sleeves, cuffs, girdle, vee waistline, full skirt, necklace, earrings, wrap

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