ca. 1857 Countess Elzbieta Krasinska (1820-1876), née Countess Branicka by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie - Warsawa Poland)


Countess Elzbieta wears an evening dress with off shoulder vee neckline and a solid panel where a bertha or pleated bodice would go in this Winterhalter from around 1857. Her sleeves also end in solid bottoms where lace engageantes would usually go.

Keuwords:  1857, Winterhalter, Elzbieta Krasinska, Branicki family, Krasinsli family, Countess, Polish, straight coiffure, off shoulder vee neckline, modesty piece, elbow length bottom flared sleeves, crinoline, necklace, earrings

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