ca. 1558 Mary Stuart by Adolphe Pierre Riffaut, after François Clouet (National Portrait Gallery, London)


Adolphe Pierre Riffaut lived in the 1800s.

This 1800s copy of a Clouet original shows Mary Stuart wearing dress with two necklines - the crescent neckline of her bodice and a high enclosing neckline created by her ruff, and the partlet separating the two necklines.

Keywords:  1558, Clouet - François, Riffaut, Mary Queen of Scots, Stuart family, Scottish, Queen, frizzy coiffure, crescent neckline, neck ruff, jeweled headdress, necklace, draped necklace, earrings, rolled sleeves, slashed sleeves

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