Archive for April, 2019

The King’s Mistress

Gabrielle d’Estrées et une de ses soeurs (Gabrielle d’Estrees and one of her sisters) The painting, artist unknown, shows Gabrielle d’Estrées, mistress of King Henry IV of France, clutching Henry’s coronation ring as her sister pinches her right nipple. The painting hangs in the Louve.

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