1855 Key to Eugénie, Empress of the French, with her Ladies-in-Waiting

The New York City Public Library has this key showing who's who in Winterhalter's 1855 group portrait of the Empress Eugénie and her retinue. A portrait of the Duchess of Bassano is here, of the Marquise de Latour-Maubourg is here, of the Marquise de las Marismas is here (and here), and the Countess of Montebello is here.

From the New York City Public Library collection.

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