ca. 1779-1780 Elizabeth, Viscountess Folkestone (1711–1782) by Thomas Gainsborough (Sudley House - Liverpool, Merseyside)


An elderly Lady Forbes has draped a veil and the probable train of her skirt in this Gainsborough portrait.

Keywords:  1779, Gainsborough, straight coiffure, veil, high enclosing neckline, choker neck band, bows, fichu, robings, three quarter length closed sleeves, engageantes, lace, panniers, over-skirt, robe à la française

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