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.:.Frans Pourbus d. J. (1569 - 1622), Portrait of a Woman

Circle of Frans Pourbus the Younger — Portrait of a Noble Lady in a Black Silk Dress

Madamme de Staël as Corinne painted by Vladimir Borovikovsky in Russia, 1812. She was a great literary figure of her time who lived in exile at first because of the French Revolution and then because of Napoleon. She was a good friend of Queen Louise of Prussia with whom maintaned long conversation meanwhile their kids played together.

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1812 Madame de Staël by Vladimir Lukich Borovikovsky (State Tretyakov Gallery, Moskva Russia)

Nicolaes Eliaszoon Pickenoy  “Portrait of a Woman”

Pickenoy: Oil Painting - Portrait of a Woman - Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery Information Centre

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Wonderful Brooch: Jan van Ravesteyn, Portrait of a Woman, detail

An unknown lady, possible Isabel Harpur (17th c), attr. Jan Anthonisz van Ravesteyn, The National Trust

Jan Anthonisz van Ravesteyn — Portrait of an Unknown Lady : Calke Abbey,Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire.

Ritratto di donna San Pietroburgo Bartholomäus Bruyn (1493 circa–1555)

Bartholomäus Bruyn der Ältere: Portrait of a Lady and Her Daughter (late - early via State Hermitage Museum

Catherine Killigrew Lady Jermyn in the 35th year of her age by Marcus Gheeraerts the younger, 1614

Marcus Gheeraerts the younger (Flemish artist, Catherine Killigrew, Lady Jermyn, in her Year 1614 It's About Time: Fashion - Ruffs Galore + a few gloves attributed to Marcus Gheeraerts or his school


Claude of Valois, daughter of Catherine de Medici and Henry II of France, marries Charles III, Duke de Lorraine.