1884 Caroline de Bassano, Marquise d'Espeuilles by John Singer Sargent (Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco de Young Museum - San Francisco, California USA)

John Singer Sargent portrayed the glitterati from both sides of the Atlantic.

1884 Caroline de Bassano, Marquise d'Espeuilles by John Singer Sargent (Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco de Young Museum - San Francisco, California USA)

Sargent portrays the elegantly dressed Marquise d'Espeuilles a year before the bustle came roaring back in this 1884 work.

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