Goya does it with contrapposto, his señorita swivelling in her black lace mantilla , hand to waist, her eye caught by something outside the painting.
His hair is tied back into a mantilla more customarily worn by the women of the singer's native land.
One of the prides of the Barcelona museum is the rather conventional portrait of his first wife Olga in a mantilla .
The lead illustration for his article is a page layout of five postcards of female Spanish singers, each wearing a mantilla and pridefully posing for the camera.
She is also wearing a black mantilla around her shoulders while her ear-drops are translucent and glowing.
One day, she might appear in the character of a devout young mother, peeping shyly from a giant mantilla as she explains the importance of the Virgin Mary.
The short, black, lace-edged mantilla is somewhat unusual in that seventeenth-century Spanish women were rarely portrayed with a veil, and those few representations that exist usually show a plain material.
The moment that she accedes to her husband, donning the native mantilla of the island to sing the Habañera, he collapses from the lethal results of his mendacity.
And I could almost see Katrina nodding sadly, her long, black hair rippling with her movement like a black mantilla .
As if all this were not enough, she also works with tulle, making all kinds of parasols and mantilla decorations for figurine heads and busts.