MASTER of the Fontainebleau School
(second half of the 16th century)

Gabrielle d'Estrées and one of her Sisters

c. 1595
Oil on canvas, 96 x 125 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

The subject of this painting is mysterious. It is assumed to be an allusion to the birth of César, son of Henry IV and her mistress, Gabrielle d'Estrées.