ca. 1642 Lady Elizabeth Cavendish as a bride by ? (Ashridge Business School, Egerton collection - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire UK)

According to her Wikipedia article, she was a noted writer who died delivering her tenth child.

This style of portraiture, and the depicted dress, finally faded when Sir Godfrey Kneller stopped painting many decades later.

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