Kristina Augusta Löwenhielm, née von Fersen, by school of Gustaf Lundberg (Gripsholms slott - Mariefred, Södermanland, Sweden)

In a time of scandals at the highest level ranging from sexual affairs to de jure bribery to potential treason and pervasive de facto bribery and dirty-dealing at high levels, this Lady’s titillating scandal-filled Wikipedia article is here.

From Wikimedia. Also posted to the Reign of Louis XV - 1715 to 1774 Album here.

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The height of the coiffure dates this to the early 1770s. Her split jacket is fringed with lace fringes while the cords do not appear to hold it taut.

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