Diane of Poitiers, mistress of King Henry
Diane of Poitiers, mistress of King Henry II of France, 1499-1566. She wears a chaperon headress that ties under the chin, pink velvet surtout with puffed and slashed sleeves trimmed with ermine, a knotted belt, and skirt open to reveal gold embroidered petticoat. After a miniature on vellum in the editor's collection. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Georges Jacques Gatine after an illustration by Louis Marie Lante from Galerie Francaise de Femmes Celebres, Paris, 1827. Date:
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Picture of the Chroniques by Jean Froissart
"Picture of the Chroniques by Jean Froissart. Battle of Maupertuis, or Poitiers, between John II "the Good" of France and Edward, the Black Prince (fol 207). Miniature made in Bruges (15th c.). Flemish art. Miniature Painting. FRANCE. Paris. National Library."
© Mary Evans/M.C.Esteban/Iberfoto
15th, Art, Battle, Bruges, Chroniques, Edward, Flemish, Fol, France, Froissart, Good, Ii, Jean, John, Made, Maupertuis, Miniature, Painting, Picture, Poitiers, Prince