1621 Eleonora of Gonzaga, second wife of Ferdinand II, in her bridal dress by Justus Sustermans (Kunsthistorisches Museum - Wien Austria)


Upgrade image posted 16 September 2013 from www.liveinternet.ru/users/zalita; spots in background and on dress removed with Photoshop by gogm.

Eleonore wears a transitional dress with basque waistline, hanging and false sleeves, and a circular ruff of the style going out of style in 1621.

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