María Luisa Álvarez de Toledo Carreto, hija de virrey de Mexico by ? (location ?)

I do not know enough bout her to say whether this portrait represents Spanish or Spanish colonial style. The artist is emulating Sanchez Coello’s 1584 portrait of Isabel Clara Eugenia and Magdalena Ruiz.

María Luisa de Toledo's Spanish-language Wikipedia article is here. Her genealogical sketch is here.

From pinterest.com/akpark09/damas-españolas-siglo-xvii/. Also posted to the Iberian Dress in the Louis XIII and XIV Eras Album here.

María Luisa Álvarez de Toledo Carreto, hija de virrey de Mexico by ? (location ?) From pinterest.com/akpark09/damas-españolas-siglo-xvii/.jpg

Making and wearing sleeves this expanded was probably difficult. The basic style is Spanish tontillo. Spanish style uses stunning brocades.

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