1690 to 1692 Dona Nicolasa Manrique de Mendoza y Velasco (1672-1710) by Claudio Coello (Instituto Valencia de Don Juan - Madrid, Spain)

Her Spanish-language Wikipedia article, with a link to this image, is here. She backed the Habsburgs in the War of the Spanish Succession and died in prison as a result. She married a member of the de Guevara family. Is it possible a member of that family was born in Argentina, helped the Castro revolution in Cuba, and died in Bolivia? Her genealogical sketch is here.

From Wikimedia; spots throughout the image, but especially in the top fifth and the bottom tenth, were removed with Photoshop.

1690 to 1692 Dona Nicolasa Manrique de Mendoza y Velasco (1672-1710) by Claudio Coello (Instituto Valencia de Don Juan - Madrid, Spain) Wm despot

This strapless dress is remarkable for the 1690s. The coiffure is also very simple and similar to early Victorian coiffures, ignoring the long pigtails.

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