Countess de Rasty seated in an armchair by Giovanni Boldini (private collection)

From; spots removed with Photoshop by gogm.

Mme. Gautreau and John Siner Sargent have nothing on the Countess de Rasty and Boldini. Her substantial bustle suggests this dates to the 1880s.

Keywords:  Boldini, Countess de Ratsy, Countess, straight coiffure, vee décolletage, strap sleeves, vee waistline, bustle, close skirt, bracelets, gloves

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