Portrait of an unknown woman, incorrectly known as "La belle Ferronniere"

The Louvre, Leonardo da Vinci15th Century

Rmn-Grand Palais

Rmn-Grand Palais
Paris, France, France

Belonging to the collection of Francis I, this three-quarter bust portrait is of a lady of the court. She was wrongly renamed "La Belle Ferronnière" ("Ferronnière" being the wife or daughter of an ironmonger) in 1709 during an inventory conducted by Nicolas Bailly (1659-1736).


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