Lady of the French Court, probably of the d'Orléans family by Sophie Lienard (sold by Ellison Fine Art)

From pinterest.com/YomeraFM/s-xix-romanticismo-damas/; enlarged by one quarter. Also posted to the Revolutionary, Napoléonic, and Romantic Era Album here.

Lady of the French Court, probably of the d'Orléans family by Sophie Lienard (sold by Ellison Fine Art) From pinterest.com:YomeraFM:s-xix-romanticismo-damas: X 1.25

The late Napoléonic period saw the rise of curly coiffures that left the upper forehead bare that lasted until the 1830s when straight coiffures took over.

Keywords:  Lienard, Orléans family, curly coiffure, feathered brim hat, chemise, modesty piece, off shoulder bateau neckline, Empire bodice, off shoulder vee neckline, lace-edged neckline ruff, quarter length full sleeves, jeweled waist band, naturel high waistline, close skirt

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