1703 Maria Elisabeth Archduchess of Austria by Christoph Weigel the Elder

She never married and administered what is now Belgium for Austria, filling shoes once filled by Infanta Isabel Clara Eugenis. Her Wikipedia article is here.

From Wikimedia; sepia tone removed by gogm.

Maria Elisabeth wears a mantua that has almost no bustle in this 1703 Weigel the Elder print.

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