1757 Frances, the Countess of Dartmouth by Sir Joshua Reynolds (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza - Madrid, Spain)

1757 Frances, the Countess of Dartmouth by Sir Joshua Reynolds (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza - Madrid, Spain) Wm trimmed

Upgrade image from Wikimedia posted 19 April 2015.

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Reynolds portrays the Countess of Dartmouth in going to the opening of parliament-style dress with ermine-lined robes and full jewelry. The spread-out brooch just below the neckline is a small example of a Sévigné brooch.

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