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781Re: Magnificenza!

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  • Denise Robello
    Apr 1, 2003
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      --- In Italian_Rennaissance_Costuming@yahoogroups.com, "ailith"
      <ailith@n...> wrote:
      > The bodice in the portrait is burgundy brocade which matches the
      > color of the lower sleeves. The upper sleeves and the skirt are
      > plain black. There's no hint of a pattern of any kind. The skirt
      does have 3
      > horizontal tucks that begin about 2" below where the skirt attaches
      to the
      > bodice, spaced at approximately 1/2" to 3/4" apart.
      > Has anyone else ever seen any portrait like this from this

      I have a coffee table book on the Uffizi and Pitti. In that book the
      color of the forearm sleeve and bodice is deep eggplant.

      Are you looking for more copies of the same picture or more portraits
      from the same time and place?

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