1851 Baronne Hottinguer (also called Bartholdy), née Caroline Delessert by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (auctioned by Sotheby's)

Upgrade image posted 5 September 2013 from Sotheby's Web site.

The Baroness wears a pre-crinoline full-skirted evening dress that is indistinguishable from a crinoline evening dress in this 1851 Winterhalter portrait.

Keywords:  1851, Winterhalter, Baroness, Delessert family, Hottinguer family, French, straight coiffure, vee neckline, modesty piece, quarter length close sleeves, engageantes, wrap, lace, boa, fur, floral bodice ornament


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