Miss Cynthia Harcourt by Clementina Robertson (Mrs. John Siree) (auctioned by Bonhams)

While the family name Harcourt appears in thepeerage; this Harcourt is not listed.

From the Bonhams Web site; spots throughout the image removed with Photoshop.

Miss Cynthia Harcourt by Clementina Robertson (Mrs. John Siree) (auctioned by Bonhams) From the Bonhams Web site despot

Cynthia Harcourt’s large curls and large hat almost overwhelm a 21st century viewer, made even more striking by the black dress and veil. Her large curls are almost as large as some from the 1770s while her neckline is an inverted crescent recalling the Renaissance.

Keywords:  Robertson - Clementina, British, curly coiffure, floral hat, veil, off shoulder crescent neckline, dual upper puffed sleeves, back-flared cuffs, earrings, draped bodice ornament

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