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Portrait of Marguerite of Navarre, c.1527, Jean Clouet; 'The sitter wears daisies in her hat. The French word for daisy is Marguerite. The parrot may symbolise eloquence and mean Marguerite was a good talker. The bird may also symbolise love, its green colour denoting passion'. (Walker Art Gallery)

Portrait of a Lady, 1555-1560,Florentine, currently attributed to Bronzino or Allori (neither of which seems right) http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/italian-florentine-portrait-of-a-lady

It's About Time: 1500s Women attributed to father & son Lucas Cranach (Elder 1472 - 1553) & (Younger 1515-1586) + their workshops & followers

1562 - Portrait of a Woman, probably Catherine Carey, Lady Knollys. Steven van der Meulen, active 1543-1563, Netherlandish, active in Britain (from 1560), naturalized 1562. Lovely portrait of a woman while pregnant. Yale Center for British Art.