This portrait of a mother and her child uses color and texture to denote the wealth of the woman pictured. The artist uses bright colors and rich textures to decorate her clothing which would have only been available to the more wealthy people of the time. The use of gold to accent the dress and jewelry adds to the sense of wealth in the painting. Often with portraits artist would depict the subjects in them as young and fair giving them the appearance of good health. The woman's rich clothing, pale complexion, and soft features would have been deemed as beautiful for the time period.