Mary, Queen of Scots full portrait by ? (location ?)


Mary, Queen of Scots full portrait by ? (location ?) From

The wide wheel ruff and inset showing the decapitation of a woman lead to a conclusion that this is a posthumous propaganda portrait. The surcote may be nothing more than wide strips.

Keywords:  Mary Queen of Scots, Mary Stuart, Mary I of Scotland, Stuart family, Scottish, Queen, attifet headdress, veil, fitted bodice, highe enclosing neckline, wide ruff, long under-sleeves, back-flared contasting cuffs, jeweled crucifix, necklace, surcote, elbow length rolled split over-sleeves, close skirt

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