Portions of the painting – the infanta herself; her dog and dwarf – have suffered that fate, but the whole has mostly escaped it.
In fact, the infanta was charming-like a little woman—and not at all embarrassed.
They said they would rather see the infanta in her grave than in the hands of such men.
Thence without pausing he was conveyed to Ghent, where he presented himself to the infanta.
All the world knows of her meeting with the infanta, so we will not dwell upon it.
We should prefer the Queen; but, if it cannot be managed, we will take the infanta.
In this amiable Spanish girl, the infanta recognised a sister.
Item, a coverlet of red leather bearing in its centre the arms of the King and the infanta.
But among these letters there was none from the King to the infanta!
The infanta is a much bolder figure than 187 Madame de Zea, and much taller.