a. The clothing of the subject tells us that she is wealthy. Also, the clothes lets viewers see her beauty at an extent.
b. The background is a dark shade of red with black. This is important because it lets the subject be focused on. Also, the dark red is like an expensive cloth, so that will let people think that she is very wealthy. This tells us that the subject wanted this portrait to show that she is beautiful, and wealthy. It would probably let her receive some respect from other people.
c. The artist wants the viewer to think that the subject is beautiful, caring, loving, and wealthy. I think so because the artist drew the woman with gorgeous clothes and a very splendid hat. Also, the artist drew her with a very nice smile.
d. The name of the woman in this portrait is Catherine Angelo. Catherine is in the noble class. I can tell that Catherine has a good temper, and also very caring. I think she likes and cares about respect and also to have a good impression on people.