1672-1675 (some time in between) Louise Renée de Penancoët de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth (1649-1734) by Henri Gascars (Philip Mould - London, UK)

From the Philip Mould Web site. Also posted to Louise de Kérouaille’s Subalbum here.

1672-1675 (some time in between) Louise Renée de Penancoët de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth (1649-1734) by Henri Gascars (Philip Mould - London, UK) trimmed

Philip Mould’s notes mention that this portrait conveys intimacy. Her dress is undone and her chemise is almost undone.

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