1780 Countess de Bavière-Grosberg by Alexander Roslin (auctioned)

The high coiffures could have been breath taking as suggested by this portrait of Countess Baviere-Grosberg wearing a powdered coiffure over a dress with a lace modesty piece and forward-back flared engageantes punctuated by a purple bodice and a floral headdress.

Keywords:  1780, Roslin, Wittelsbach family, high straight coiffure, ribbon floral feathered headdress, scoop décolletage, modesty piece, lace, revers, ruching, forward-back flared engageantes, bows, floral bodice ornament

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