ca. 1808 Head and bodice of Madame Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, later Princesse de Bénévent (née Noël-Catherine Verlée by Baron François Gérard (Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City, New York, USA)

This out take from Gérard's portrait is widely available on the Internet, but it has been flipped. I flipped it back.

ca. 1808 Head and bodice of Madame Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, later Princesse de Bénévent (née Noël-Catherine Verlée by Baron François Gérard (Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City, New York, USA)

This shows Catherine's plain white dress has a sheer over-dress and a separate bodice marked by a minimal waist band.

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