1603 Doña Ana de Velasco et Girón by Juan Pantoja de la Cruz (private collection)

Her son became King João IV of Portugal, establishing the Bragança dynasty and wresting Portugal from Spanish control. Her Wikipedia article is here.

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1603 Doña Ana de Velasco et Girón by Juan Pantoja de la Cruz (private collection) From Pinterest search

Duchess Ana de Velasco wears an early 1600s saya witha huge ruff set on a supportasse in this de la Cruz portrait. Compare this to Rubens' 1605 portrait of Brigida Spinola Doria.

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