1779 Varvara Golytsyna by Dmitry Grigoryevich Levitsky (auctioned by Sotheby's)


From Wikimedia; cracked paint flaws and spots removed with Photoshop.

Princess Varvara Golitsyna, by Dmitry Grigorievich Levitsky

Varvara von Engelhardt wears a fur-trimmed vest over a bodice that includes striped sleeves with ruched lace bands. Her chemise is edged with lace. The bow has a patterned ribbon seen on the hanging bands.

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