I missed this one in my previous post, but as I like it sop much I add it here, even if it’s from 1632. Yellow instead of black- how refreshing!
1645. Isn’t it uncooperative of the sitter to throw a swatch of fabric over her gown?
1650. A woman in stays. Do I need to say more?
1652. A self-portrait by the paintrix- it annoys me that I’ve forgotten her name. And here is an example of where the chemise actually looks like it’s mad of silk. Hmm. Strikes me that it may have been, just because we look at a painter. Somewhere I read that painters wore silk when they painted to protect the paint- linen and wool was much more likely to shed fibres
1657 A rather adorable little girl, I think.
I love the expression of her face- she looks so utterly bored!
1658. I love backs!