1787 Lady Bate-Dudley by Thomas Gainsborough (Tate Collection - London UK)

Her husband's Wikipedia article is here.    

A diaphanous veil covers the long curly and elaborate coiffure of Lady Bate-Dudley as she rests in studied casual elegance in this Gainsborough portrait.

Keywords:  1787, Gainsborough, Mary Bate-Dudley, British, long high curly coiffure, veil, vee neckline, fichu, bows, long tight sleeves, ruffles, basque waistline, full skirt, over-skirt, necklace, wrap


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