Amalie, Princess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin attributed to Georg David Matthieu (auctioned by Christie's)

This is all I can find out about her (from, "Amalie von Mecklenburg F, b. 8 March 1732, d. 24 September 1775

Father - Christian Ludwig, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin b. 15 May 1683, d. 30 May 1756

Mother - Gustava Karolina von Mecklenburg-Strelitz b. 12 Jul 1694, d. 13 Apr 1748

Amalie von Mecklenburg was born on 8 March 1732 at Grabow, Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. She (was) Canoness of Herford in 1746. She died on 24 September 1775 at age 43; Buried at Nicolai Church, Schwerin.

From Wikimedia; flaws in background suppressed with Photoshop by gogm.

Princess Amalie wears a dress with buttons everywhere - bodice, bertha, and cuffs. Her neckline appears to have bodice, corset, and chemise layers.

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