1889 Signora in bianco con guanti e ventaglio by Giovanni Boldini (private collection)

This has been posted as Franca Florio, but does not look like her. This is a good example of vee neck strap sleeve evening dresses found during the late 1880s.

From artribune (http://www.artribune.com/arti-visive/arte-moderna/2017/08/giovanni-boldini-reggia-di-venaria/attachment/giovanni-boldini-ritratto-di-signora-in-bianco-con-guanti-e-ventaglio-1889-collezione-privata/). Also posted to Franca Florio’s new Subalbum here.

1889 Signora in bianco con guanti e ventaglio by Giovanni Boldini (private collection) From artribune

The subject wears just one piece of jewelry, a brooch. The dress and contrasting fan and gloves add the highlights.

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