Mariana of Austria head and shoulders by follower of Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (auctioned by Sotheby's)

From the Sotheby's Web site; filled in shadows. Also posted to Mariana of Austria’s Subalbum here.

Mariana of Austria head and shoulders by follower of Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (auctioned by Sotheby's) From Sotheby's Web site shadows

Mariana’s wavy coiffure is adorned with flowers, jewels, and a lace fringe at the bottom. Her white lace collar is bordered with black lace. The bands of braid could be the edge of a cape made of matching material.

Keywords:  Velazquez, Maria Ana of Austria, Maria Anna von Österreich, Mariana de Austria, reina consorte de España, Queen, Habsburg family, Spanish, wavy coiffure, feathered floral headdress, hair jewelry, lace headdress, earrings, necklace, fitted bodice, high neckline, lace modesty piece, lace collar, full middle sleeves, cape, quarter length full upper sleeves

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