ca. 1865 Countess of Castiglione by Pierre Louis Pierson (Musée d'Orsay - Paris, France)

Upgrade photo posted 30 January 2017 from mashable.com/2016/05/03/virginia-oldoini/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-retronaut-link#FAcs9.komkq0; monocolor tint removed. Also posted to the Countess of Castiglione’s Subalbum here.

ca. 1865 Countess of Castiglione by Pierre Louis Pierson (Musée d'Orsay - Paris, France) UPGRADE From mashable.com:2016:05:03:virginia-oldoini:?utm cid=mash-com-fb-retronaut-link#FAcs9.komkq0 detint

Pierson photographs the Countess of Castiglione in a theatrical dress with an abundance of fur and military-style bodice.

Keywords:  Pierson, 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, feathered fur hat, fur-trimmed coat, fur frogging, long fur-trimmed Russian sleeves, crinoline


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