The Countess of Bedoyere, née Clothilde of Rochelambert, lady in waiting to the Empress Eugénie (then Princess of Borodino) by Paul Jacques Aimé Baudry (Château de Compiègne)

The Countess of Bedoyere, shown here, did not appear in the 1855 group portrait, but Empress Eugénie was Empress for almost 20 years. The Countess was also mistress to Napoleon III.

Photo credit - Daniel Arnaudet.

Keywords:  Baudry, Countess, French, Lady-in-Waiting, mistress, Napoleon III, straight coiffure, vee neckline, modesty piece, cap sleeves, engageantes, lace, deep vee waistline, crinoline, bracelets

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