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ca. 1595 Unknown lady attributed to William Segar (City of Kingston-upon-Hull Museum, UK) Previous Next List The wheel farthingale and mammoth puffed sleeves are carried off well in this 1595 Segar portrait. The Wikipedia article for William Segar is here.
I crave this hat and ruff combination. Esther Inglis, 1571 - 1624. Calligrapher and miniaturist.
Spanish, 17th century The formality of the image and elegance of the ladys costume link the painting to to the royal court in Madrid. The style of the costume dates to about 1630, but the only clue to her identity are the initials on her pendant: LVSS. Possible creators inculde Bartolome Gonzales and Roderigo de Villandrando.
MANNER OF MARCUS GHEERAERTS THE YOUNGER PORTRAIT OF RICHARD PERCEVAL (1556-1621), OF TWICKENHAM, SOMERSET and HIS WIFE, ALICE, DAUGHTER OF JOHN SHERMAN OF OTTERY ST. MARY, DEVON Quantity: 2 Inscribed & dated, upper left; .1599. / Æ.S. 43.; each later inscribed with the identities of the sitters and emblazoned with their arms a pair, both oil on panel each: 57.5 by 45 cm.; 22 3/4 by 17 1/2 in. www.sothebys.com/...