I cannot find anything about her than the note on the Prado’s Web page for this image.
From the museum’s Web site; filled in shadows and increased exposure.
Pre-revolutionary dress fades slowly away from Revolutionary France. Older people also don’t keep up with the latest styles as widow Salcedo shows. Her high straight coiffure is crowned by a dark cap, possibly of sheer fabric.
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Feb 5, 2017, 6:57 PM
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