1560 Lucrezia di Cosimo de' Medici by Agnolo Bronzino (North Carolina Museum of Art - Raleigh, North Carolina USA)

According to her brief Wikipedia article, she was the first of three wives of Alfonso d'Este.

Upgrade image posted 5 October 2013 from the museum's Web site; some small spots in the background and the upper and left edges fixed with Photoshop by gogm.

Lucrezia de Medici wears a somber black dress with French sleeves and a wide flared collar  surrounding her ruff that is decorated with four tassels on each side in this 1560 Bronzino.

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