.:. Catherine de' Medici (a very realistic portrait of her which shows, why her contemporaries described her as a very beautiful woman)
Stuart (1542-1587) facing in profile towards the right. The frame is red with white details, and the back which is covered with a diaper pattern of red and green stylised floral motifs and white quatrefoils is dated 1566, suspension loop, and formerly hung with pearl drop below. French, 1566.
katherine howard new
1540-1560 Young woman in the style of Holbein (Metropolitan Museum) thought to be Katherine Howard
The oval gold locket enameled with black and white pea-pod ornament at the sides is mounted on the lid with a sapphire cameo portrait of Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) and with an onyx cameo bust of Cleopatra with the asp on the back. Inside there is an enameled miniature of Charles I (1600-1648) facing front with a melancholy expression, wearing sash of the Order head standing out against a celestial blue ground. Locket: early 17th century, Cameo: second half of the 16th century.
circa 1574 - Elisabeth d'Autriche en veuve - Elizabeth, Queen Consort of Charles IX, as a widow - preparation study for a painted portrait (1554–1592), in the collection of the BnF, Bibliothèque nationale de France
Queen Marie Leszczyńska
Portrait of a lady, said to be Jeanne d'Albret, mother of Henri IV of France (panel) ... Corneille de Lyon (c.1500-75) (circle of)
"Eleanor of Austria," Léonard Limosin (1505-1577). The Renaissance National Museum presents a series of painted enamels belonging to a decorative scheme devised by Leonard Limosin from Ovid's poem "The Heroides". These plates were designed to adorn a paneled cabinet for an unknown partner; the artist has chosen his subject - the legendary couples of antiquity - as refined portraits on deep blue background, with a striking face and very expressive.
Giuseppe Arcimboldo, la archiduquesa Ana de Austria (1549-1580), más tarde reina de España, a los 6 años, c.1563. Ver un retrato de Anna adulto aquí.