1780-1784 Lydia Henrietta Malortie, Mrs. Henry Hoare by George Romney (Killerton - Broadclyst, Exeter UK)

From 18thcenturyblog.com/2012/03/george-romney.

Lydia's bodice is decorated with two columns of buttons while a now de rigueur fichu fills in her square neckline in this Romney portrait from the early 1780s.

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