Marie Thérèse Blonel d’Haraucourt madame Phalaris, 'Mère Jezabel' by Nicolas de Largillière (auctioned by Christie's)

According to Christie's overview, she poses as Flora in a red and gold silk dress.

From the lost gallery's photostream on flickr; linear clusters of spots along the left edge of the image removed with Photoshop by gogm.

Marie Thérèse Blonel d’Haraucourt madame Phalaris, 'Mère Jezabel' by Nicolas de Largillière (auctioned by Christie's) the lost gallery

Mme. Phalaris is luxuriously dressed with diamond hair jewelry, abundant lace, and a sumptuous over-dress and wrap in this de Largillière portrait.

Keywords:  de Largillière, Marie Thérèse Blonel d’Haraucourt, Madame Phalaris, duchesse de Phalaris, duchesse de Falary, Duchess, French, mistress, Philippe II d'Orléans, long straight coiffure, hair jewelry, chemise, trapezoidal neckline, lace, cuffs, criss-cross bodice, elbow length full over-sleeves, jeweled waist band, natural waistline, close skirt, clasps, wrap


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