1742 Théodore Elisabeth Catherine de Besenval by Jean Marc Nattier (auctioned)

Her genealogical profile is here. A portrait of the woman who was probably her mother is here.

Upgrade image replacing one posted on 19 January 2014 is from Wikimedia; fixed left edge and removed numerous vertical flaws as well as spots and cracked paint flaws with Photoshop.

1742 Théodore Elisabeth Catherine de Besenval by Jean Marc Nattier (auctioned) UPGRADE Wm fixed left edge removed vertical flaws despot decrack

The marquise de Broglie wears a fur-trimmed wrap over a brocade dress with a split bodice fastened with pearl buttons.

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