ca. 1648 Vittoria Farnese by ? (Banca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna, Modena Italy)

The relation of Italian style to Spanish style is seen in this 1648 portrait of Vittoria Farnese. This image does not yield much to image enhancement techniques. She married Francesco d'Este, Duke of Modena and Reggio.

Her brief Italian language Wikipedia article is here.

Keywords:  1648,Farnese family, Este family, Duchess, Italian, long curly coiffure, scoop neckline, modesty piece, bertha, hair jewelry, necklace, draped necklace, earrings, jeweled crucifix, nracelets, jeweled bodice, nack flared sleeves, slashed sleeves

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