1856 Comtesse Anne Ducos, née Mlle Joly by Franz Xavier Winterhalter (Château de Compiègne, Compiègne)

Anne Ducos wears an all black evening dress with just a little white among the black cloth and lace. Maria Obolenskaia wore a very similar dress a few years later.

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