1897 Amalia Romea, Señora de La Iglesia by Joaquín Sorolla y Bástida (private collection)

From the-athenaeum.

1897 Amalia Romea, Señora de La Iglesia by Joaquín Sorolla y Bástida (private collection) From the-athenaeum

Lady Amalia reposes in a summer-weight dress made of white materials at a time when leg-o-mutton sleeves had peaked. Her sleeves are opened like clam shells revealing sheer engageantes adorned with lace. Waist line details are hidden by her arms.

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