Doña Josefa Benavides, Marquesa de Villena, wife of Don Juan Manuel López Pacheco, 8th Duke of Escalona and 8th Marquis of Villena by Alonso Miguel de Tovar (location unknown to gogm)

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The saya has been superseded by the tontillo style in this portrait. Her dress has long puffed sleeves with single slashes along the lengths of the arms and the characteristic high straight neckline.

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