Many-times Divorced Beauty.
During her second marriage Pompaea Sabina caught the eye of Nero, who had her divorce her husband and marry him. Theirs was a stormy relationship, which ended when Nero kicked the pregnant Pompaea to death.
Restorers' Comment: The original white dress was re-cut and dyed red to add to her drama
Portrait by artist-historian George Stuart.
Courtesy Hernandez- Monsanto.
Images © copyright by Peter d'Aprix