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ca. 1595 Portrait of an Unknown Lady by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (Elizabethan maternity wear is shown)
1568 Portrait of an Unknown Woman. Unknown Artist (English School) (c) Ninya Mikhaila of Tudor Tailor.
simple pendant, black beaded choker Portrait of a Woman, possibly Ginevra d'Antonio Lupari Gozzadini Attributed to the Maestro delle Storie del Pane (Italian (Emilian), active late 15th century) ca. 1485-95. MET, NYC by renzodionigi, via Flickr
Unknown Lady in a White Ruff (possibly Elizabeth Vernon, Countess of Southmampton aged 23?) c.1595 attributed to George Gower
Maria Cosway, a self-portrait. 1787. Born in Florence to a wealthy English innkeeper and his Italian wife. (Four siblings were murdered by their nursemaid.) Devout Catholic. Her brother George Hadfield designed Arlington House in Virginia, home of R.E. Lee (National Cemetery). Studied art w/Zoffany, A. Kauffman. Married miniature painter Richard Cosway; close friend of T. Jefferson.