Equestrian portrait of Catherine

Adding lightness showed how a rider's leg extended out and down to rest on a foot stop.

Posted to Foro Dinastias by Gorje San on 14 January 2012; image enlarged one quarter and lightness added by gogm.

I cannot tell if the white area of her bodice is a chemise framed by a jacket or part of her bodice, a stomacher. Her puffed upper-sleeves appear to be decorated with ermine bands.

Keywords:  Catharina Württemberg-Westphalia, Württemberg family, Bonaparte family, Princess, Queen, curly coiffure, feathered hat, high neckline, stomacher, neckline ruff, ruffles, bodice, butons, long tight upper puffed sleeves, fur, cuffs, belt, Empire low waistline, close skirt, gloves


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