1770-1775 (between) Paula Melzi d'Eril, 9ª Condesa de Eril, G.E., 3ª Marquesa de Lazán, 4ª Marquesa de Cañizar y 10ª Marquesa de Navarrés (1751 - 1804) by Francisco Bayeu (Museo de Huesca - Huesca, Aragon, Spain)
Her genealogical sketch, calling per Paula MelCi de Aril, is here.
From Wikimeda; larger spots removed with Photoshop. Also posted to the Reign of Louis XV - 1715 to 1774 Album here.
Marquesa Paula’s bodice is adorned with criss-crossing lace strips that may be part of an all-lace fichu in this Bayeu portrait. She wears emeralds in her hair with flowers and necklace and a jeweled girdle hidden in the shadows of her arms.
Keywords: Bayeu, Paula de Melci y Aril, Paula de Melzi y Aril, condesa de Aril, marquesa de Lazán, Melci y Aril family, Palafox y Melci family, Marquise, Spanish, straight coiffure, bun, jeweled floral headdress, earrings, necklace, fur-edged and -trimmed cape, lace fichu, fitted bodice, three quarter length close sleeves, lace engageantes, bracelets, girdle, deep vee waistline, full skirt, fan
Apr 1, 2017, 3:24 PM
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