Noblewoman and small dog by circle of Pier Francesco Cittadini (auctioned by Hampel Auctions)

To see her hair ornaments in more detail, click here; to see her neckline, bertha, and bodice ornament in more detail, click here; to see her sleeves in more detail, click here; and to see the passementerie bordering her dress, click here.

From Wikimedia. The portrait could have been in a chalk mine given the abundance of spots on the image that I removed over a long time period with Photoshop. This sort of spot removal makes the image appear somewhat darker.

Noblewoman and small dog by circle of Pier Francesco Cittadini (auctioned by Hampel Auctions) Wm

Cittadini’s portraits show the silhouette of Italian dresses and the use of lavish fabrics, such as this silver embroidered black material, and lace.

Keywords:  Cittadini, Italian, long curly coiffure, ribboned feathered jeweled headdress, lace modesty piece-bertha, scoop neckline, elbow length full sleeves, cuffs, arm bands, vee waistline, full skirt, floral arm ornament, necklace, brooch, bracelets, handkerchief

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