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Portrait of Countess Teresa Dudley di Carpegna  1654

by Justus Sustermans

Theresa Dudley (1624-98) was the daughter of Sir Robert Dudley, an English aristocrat who was in the service of Grand Duke Cosimo II de' Medici in Florence. In 1649, she married Count Mario di Carpegna, high steward to Cardinal Carlo de' Medici. The companion portrait of her husband remains in the family's possession. Many Italian artists thought that portraits made from l...
H: 43 3/16 x W: 35 3/4 in. (109.7 x 90.8 cm)
oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Walters Art Museum