1906 Adela, Countess of Essex, née Grant by John Singer Sargent (private collection)

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1906 Adela, Countess of Essex, née Grant by John Singer Sargent (private collection) jssgallery.org

Countess Adele wears an all-white dress with notched sleeves and a vee décolletage in this 1892 Hughes portrait. Sargent has her wearing two wraps, one diaphanous, so she appears to emerge from the clouds behind her.

Keywords:  1906, Sargent, Adele Grant Capell, Grant family, Capell family, Countess, British, straight coiffure, scarf, square neckline, bare shoulder sleeves, wrap


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