Lady, thought to be Clementine Metternich, three-quarter length, holding a sprig of flowers by follower of Franz Xaver Winterhalter (auctioned by Bonhams)

There are several Clementine/Klementine/Clementina/Klementina Metternichs, but none who can be dated to about 1840 as a young woman.

From Bonhams Web site via pinterest.com/purplerebecca/historical-portraiture/.

Lady, thought to be Clementine Metternich, three-quarter length, holding a sprig of flowers by follower of Franz Xaver Winterhalter (auctioned by Bonhams) From Bonhams Web site via pinterest.com:purplerebecca:historical-portraiture:

This portrait shows accessories for the chic Lady of ca. 1840. The dress has virago sleeves and probably has a scoop neckline.

Keywords:  Winterhalter, neo-hurluberlu coiffure, bun, fur boa, lace wrap, scarf, bows, chemise, modesty piece, vee neckline, bodice, scoop neckline, long puffed virago sleeves, cuffs, vee waistline, full skirt, handkerchief

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