1808 Hortense de Perregaux, Duchess of Ragusa by Jean-Baptiste Isabey (Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland USA)

Isabey portrays Hortense de Perregaux much as he portrayed Hortense de Beauharnais surrounded by a diaphanous cloud. Her forehead is bare surrounded by poufs on each side.

Keywords:  1808, Duchess, curly coiffure, floral headdress, veil, high enclosing neckline, neckline ruff, high puffed sleeves, waist band, Empire waistline, close skirt, wrap


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