1770 Noblewoman by François-Bruno Deshays de Colleville (for sale by Dorotheum)

From the Dorotheum Web site that advises "...signed and dated centre left: F. Deshays de Colleville pictor Regis 1770..." But this is not a 1770 coiffure.

1770 Noblewoman by François-Bruno Deshays de Colleville (for sale by Dorotheum)

By 1770, engageantes were small and coiffures were large as seen inis portrait of a Lady wearing red hoodie. The coiffure is decade ahead of the time.

Keywords:  1770, Deshays de Colleville, boufant coiffure, square neckline, lace chemise, stomacher, bows, long sleeves, ruffled cuffs, ruffled lace cuffs, jacket, hood, elbow length close sleeves

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