ca. 1750-1751 Portrait of a Lady by Arthur Devis (Tate Collection)

From the Tate Web site; the image was extensively spotted with numerous linear flaws. Many of the spots and flaws were removed with Photoshop by gogm.

This portrait shows a Lady wearing a robe à la française with panniers, but not an open over-skirt in this Devis portrait from around 1750. Her bodice is opened to reveal a stomacher panel or under-garment. She carries a purse.

Keywords:  1750, Devis, straight coiffure, ribboned mob cap, lace, strap, neck band, bows, modesty piece, vee neckline, split bodice, square neckline, revers, stomacher, three quarter length full sleeves, cuffs, engageantes, deep vee waistline, panniers, purse


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