1861-1865 Countess Virginia Oldoini Verasis di Castiglione as Anne Boleyn by Pierre-Louis Pierson (Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City, New York, USA)

From museum's Web site; removed spots with Photoshop, removed monocolor tint, and increased contrast. Also posted to the Countess of Castiglione’s Subalbum here.

1861-1865 Countess Virginia Oldoini Verasis di Castiglione as Anne Boleyn by Pierre-Louis Pierson (Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City, New York, USA) From museum's Web site despot detint increased contrast

This dress with its wide pleats is a dark version of the dress seen in this image. The next image suggests this dress has strap sleeves.

Keywords:  Virginia Countess of Castiglione, Virginia Elisabetta Luisa Carlotta Antonietta Teresa Maria Oldoini Verasis Asinari, contessa di Castiglione, comtesse de Castiglione, La Castiglione, Nicchia, Oldoini family, Verasis family, Countess, French, mistress, Napoleon III, long curly coiffure, veil, strap sleeves, bracelets, crinoline, over-skirt, pleated flounces

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