Friday, July 16, 2010

Maria de Tassis

Portrait by Anthony Van Dyck, 1629-1630. Is that feather a fan, or is it for something else?


ArEn said...

It's for jamming into her eye because she's so damned uncomfortable in those clothes.

John said...

I was thinking maybe a multi-purpose tool you could wave at a man to get his attention, or jab in his eye if the wrong one got too close.