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  • Elissa Winer

    "Portrait of Queen Isabel de Valois" (1563-65) Sofonisba Anguissola. Prado Museum. Isabel/Elisabeth married Philip II of Spain, son of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor in 1559. His second wife, Mary I of England, had recently died, making Elisabeth of Valois Philip's 3rd wife. At her wedding she met the famous painter Sofonisba Anguissola, who soon became her lady-in-waiting & her teacher -Elisabeth had been an amateur painter before, but Anguissola helped her improve her technique further.

  • Lillyho

    Juan Pantoja de la Cruz (1553-1608) — Queen Elizabeth of Valois, third wife of Philip II, 1605 : Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid. Spain (711×1024)

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