ca. 1852 Vicomtesse de Calonne by Gustave Ricard (Louvre)

The brief Wikipedia article for the painter Gustave Ricard is here.

Ricard portrays the Vicomte Calonne in a black dress with a double neckline, the high neckline and a vampish décolleté neckline under gauzy fabric. Her coiffure could be said to be à la Betty Boop.

Keywords:  1852, Ricard, Viscountess, French, straight coiffure, high neckline, collar, lace, long bottom flared sleeves, engageantes, full skirt, bracelets


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