1590s Noblewoman by French ? (location ?)

From historicalportraits.com/Gallery.asp?Page=Item&ItemID=924&Desc=Noblewoman-%7C--French-School.

1590s Noblewoman by French ? (location ?) From historicalportraits.com:Gallery.asp?Page=Item&ItemID=924&Desc=Noblewoman-%7C--French-School trimmed

The sitter appears to be wearing a black dress and jet jewelry with color added by her wide partlet and ruff. This could be a satire.

Keywords:  French, curly coiffure, jeweled feathered brim cap, partlet, pyramidal neckline, wide neckline ruff, draped necklace, jeweled fitted bodice, off shoulder crescent neckline, jeweled sleeves

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