The Philadelphia Museum of Art has this nore for this portrait, "The Countess Marie Branicka de Bialacerkiew belonged to a socially prominent and wealthy Polish family living in Paris, where this portrait was painted."
From www.liveinternet.ru/users/katish_09/; size doubled by gogm.
Countess de Bialacerkiew looks vey comfortable in her crinoline dress and mantlet in this 1865 Winterhalter portrait.
Keywords: 1865, Winterhalter, Marie Branicka, Sapicka family, Branicki family, Countess, French, long curly coiffure, trapezoidal neckline, mantlet, ruching, epaulettes, lace, long full sleeves, crinoline, draped necklace, earrings
May 26, 2010, 2:21 PM
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