For a good background piece about her and this painting, click here. For her Wikipedia article, click here.
For the Wikipedia article about Sébastien Bourdon, click here.
Upgrade image posted 27 November 2014 from lib-art.com/art-prints/countess-of-el-carpio.html; exposure increased and shadows filled in.
Countess Ebba's dress would belong in any Beaubrun brothers portrait, but this is Sweden and not France.
Keywords: 1652, Bourdon, Ebba Sparre, Sparre family, Countess, Swedish, hurluberlu coiffure, scoop decolletage, three-quarter length puffed sleeves, chemise, bertha, necklace