Noble Lady attributed to Baron François Pascal Simon Gérard (Leon Wilnitsky)

From the Leon Wilnitsky Web site; enlarged one quarter by gogm.

It's the height of the big belt and broad shoulder era. The sitter wears a cape bodice with buttons from which her puffed sleeves emerge. The white handkerchief-like collar adds a charming touch.

Keywords:  Gérard, hurluberlu coiffure, braided bun, high neckline, collar, cape bodice, buttons, under-bodice, puffed sleeves, natural waistline, belt

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