ca. 1805 Mme de Staël et sa fille by Baron François Pascal Gérard (Chateau de Coppet, Coppet Switzerland)

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Dress is still very simple, even somewhat primitive, in 1805 as shown by this Gérard portrait of Mme. de Staël.

Keywords:  1805, Gérard, Mme. de Staël, Necker family, Baroness, Swiss, curly coiffure, turban, trapezoidal neckline, quarter length sleeves, modesty piece, Empire waistline, close skirt, over-skirt, bracelets


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