Countess Anna Petrovna Sheremeteva by Ivan Argunov (location unknown to gogm)


From Wikimedia; spots removed from background and linear flaws in right background and seat cushion suppressed with Photoshop by gogm.

Anna is shown sewing while wearing a simple dress and a bonnet-like cap made of sheer fabric decorated with bands and edged with lace. She wears a diamond jewel suspended from a bow.

Keywords:  Argunov, Anna Petrovna Sheremeteva, Shermetev family, Countess, Russian, flowered ribboned cap, lace, bows, strap, revers, stomacher, elbow length close sleeves, engageantes, order bow, jeweled bodice ornament

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