ca. 1529 Magdalene von Sachsen, Princess-Electress of Brandenburg by Lucas Cranach the Elder (Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois, USA)

According to her Wikipedia article, she was the first wife of the Prince-Elector of Brandenburg, Joachim II Hector. He later married Jadwiga Jagiellonka of Poland.

From Wikimedia; spots and cracked paint flaws removed with Photoshop. Also posted to the Early 1500s - 1470 to 1550 Album here.

ca. 1529 Magdalene von Sachsen, Princess-Electress of Brandenburg by Lucas Cranach the Elder (Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois, USA) Wm

Magdalene’s hair appears to be encased in a coif. She wears a chignon, also encased in the caul or surrounded by bands. Her cape has fur-trimmed slits for her arms that are clad in tight sleeves adorned with wide cloth rings.

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