1575 Louise de Lorraine by Jean Rabel. Queen of France 1575-89. Louis Dimier attributed this drawing to Jean Decourt, who succeeded François Clouet in 1575 as painter of the king. Jean Adhémar gives it to Jean Rabel, painter of Louise of Lorraine, who Pierre de Lestoile (1546-1611), chronicler of the time and author of the Newspaper for the reign of Henri III (fol. 43 v), were " One of the first in the art of portraiture, and had beautiful sprit."
Francois Clouet, Beatrix Pacheco. Paris 1572 She was lady-in-waiting of Queen Eleanore, wife of King François I, and daughter of the Duke of Escalona (sic. ed: actually great- granddaughter of the past duque).
1555 Catherine de Medici by François Clouet A black and white drawing by François Clouet of Catherine de Medici. She made high heels a fashion item when she wore them to court. When women saw how she swayed, they had to follow her lead. It looks like she is wearing something like a button-up blouse under a jacket.
Catherine de' Medici and her children: Charles IX, Henry III, Francis the duke d'Alençon, and Margaret queen of Navarre. Francois Clouet. Once in the collection of Horace Walpole at Strawberry Hill, it is now in the Victoria and Albert.
Henry III was a monarch of the House of Valois who was elected the monarch of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1573 to 1575 and ruled as King of France from 1574 until his death. He was the last French monarch of the Valois dynasty.
Portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots ca. 1549 Artist: François Clouet, French, ca. 1516–1572 Black and red chalk Sheet: 28.5 x 21.2 cm (11 1/4 x 8 3/8 in.), framed: 45.7 x 54 x 4.8 cm (18 x 21 1/4 x 1 7/8 in.)