ELISABETH DE VALOIS queen of Spain Les Derniers Valois
Elisabeth Valois queen of Spain DATE 1568 CARCANET girdle is the jeweled band that accents the vee-waistline created by her pointed bodice, the V shaped girdle is a particularly Spanish type of ornament
Bodice jewels and the large vertical slashes shown in Mor's portrait of Isabel Valois of about 1568. Her EMRALD CROSS is prominent, but the pearl quartets, embroidery, and rich under-garment are also of interest. So are the tabbed sleeves.
ELISABETH ISABEL DE VALOIS ?. MUSEUM DATA: Francois Clouet, 1559, location: BNF France. 3rd wife of King Philip II of Spain. Portrait executed at French court, not in Spain. Oldest daughter of King Henri II of France and Catherine de Médicis. Owner BNF states it is the image of Elisabeth, but the the blue eyes lead me to wonder if this is a picture of her sister Claude de France duchesse de Lorraine instead.
Elizabeth of France, Daughter of Henri II by Francois Clouet, married king Philip II of Spain
ELISABETH DE VALOIS (1545-1568) - eldest daughter of Henry II of France & Catherine de' Medici. She married Philip II of Spain. Her dress is closed in front at the bottom with FROGS not AGLETS. NO INFO on painter, date painted, location wiki photo
#3 Elisabeth de Valois queen of Spain ARTIST Alonso Sanchez Coello DATE ca 1560, photo KHM Bilddatenbank Vienna. Note the lack of AGLETS at the front of her gown, the latter is open and shows the underskirt, an early portrait since she does not not wear Spanish style ie ropa and saya, CARCANET style belt , she wears one glove and carries a HANDKERCHIEF
Elisabeth de Valois queen of Spain ARTIST Alonso Sanchez Coello DATE ca 1560, photo KHM Bilddatenbank Vienna. Note the lack of AGLETS at the front of her gown, the latter is open and shows the underskirt, an early portrait since she does not not wear Spanish style ie ropa and saya, CARCANET style belt , she wears one glove and carries a HANDKERCHIEF
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Elisabeth de Valois. MUSEUM DATA: signed Sofonisba, Anguissola, 1599?, ocation KHM Bilddatenbank Vienna. 3rd wife of Philip II king of Spain. Early portrait before she started wearing Spanish style costume with carcanet necklace and aglets ? Dress has FROGS not AGLETS
ELISABETH ISABEL DE VALOIS. MUSEUM DATA: Sofonisba Anguissola, ca 1561 1565, Prado. She holds a portrait of her husband Philip II of Spain. Prado: The composition follows the norms for Court portraits established by Titian and Antonio Moro, with the queen standing up, sumptuously dressed, and leaning on an object. In this case, it is a column that symbolizes the dynasty, as well as a medallion with an image of her husband. Note FROGS not AGLETS on dress. PHOTO Prado
ELISABETH DE VALOIS queen of Spain PROVENANCE Francois Clouet ca 1559 Chantilly museum photo RMN Note BROWN eyes. Portrait is annotated as being of Elisabeth de Valois by Clouet, 1558, 3rd wife of Philip II. Portrait done at French court when she was about 12 years old.She has brown eyes here - she was considered to look at lot like her brother Charles IX king of France
Elisabeth (isabella) of Valois, 1545-1568, eldest daughter of Henri II of France and his queen Catherine de' Medici. Married Philip II of Spain as his third wife at the age of 14. She had 2 surviving daughters, Isabella Clara Eugenia, Archduchess of Austria and Catherine Michelle Duchess of Savoy. Died in childbirth.
ELISABETH DE VALOIS queen of Spain 3rd wife of Philip II. MUSEUM DATA: Pantoja de la Cruz, Juan, 1605 posthumous portrait, Prado. Some consider this work to be a copy of an original by the painter Sofonisba Anguisola, a protégée of the Queen. she holds a ZIBELLINO. Note AGLETS on dress in style of 1560s.
ELISABETH DE VALOIS ? PROVENANCE Sofonisba Anguissola 16th century Bayonne Museum Probably misidentified as the comtesse de Guiche