1500s (late) Bust length portrait of Elizabeth (auctioned by Sotheby's)

From the Sotheby's Web site.

1500s (late) Bust length portrait of Elizabeth (auctioned by Sotheby's) From the Sotheby's Web site

The neckline is hidden by the ruff and ehat little that can be seen could be part of a scoop neckline.

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