Portrait of Bianca Degli Utili Maselli1604-1605 by Lavinia Fontana

Portrait of Bianca degli Utili Maselli with 6 of her children (5 sons and her daughter Verginia). She died at in Sept. 1605 at 37, giving birth to her 19th child. Note "VERGINIA" inscribed above the girl's head.

"...remarkable for its meticulous attention to the detail of the different hairstyles, including Bianca's floral
hairband, the embroidered costumes and for the wide range of textures shown..." More @ http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/lot.pdf.N08825.html/f/48/N08825-48.pdf
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