The Beauharnais family would come into prominence about a century after this Beauharnais was printed.
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Jeanne Elisabeth Beauharnais is luxuriously dressed in this de Largillière portrait from around possibly 1711. She wears a corset or under-bodice that comes up to below her bust with her chemise filling in above there, all under the vee-neckline of her red velvet gown.
Keywords: 1711, de Largillière, Beauharnais family, Begon family, French, high piled curly coiffure, jeweled feathered headdress, trapezoidal neckline, modesty piece, lace, chemise, elbow length tapered sleeves, lining, engageantes, vee waistline, tabbed bodice
Jan 22, 2015, 3:33 PM
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