Description Esther Inglis, Mrs Kello Date 1595 (inscribed) Source Scanned from Thomasina Beck, The Embroiderer's Story, David & Charles Books, 1995 Author Unknown 16Th Century, Female Artists, Self Portraits, Century Lady, 1595 Esther Ing Kello Jp, 1500S Portraits, Bartholomew Kello, Art Fantasy, Women Artists
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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.
Mary Fitton, a maid of honour to Queen Elizabeth I and a candidate for the "Dark Lady" of Shakespeare's sonnets, Shakespeare asserted that Fitton had ruined Shakespeare's life and that he died "broken hearted for love of the Dark Lady ...interesting thing to find out about my family history.