1790 Anne-Marie-Louise Thelusson, Comtesse de Sorcy by Jacques Louise David (Neue Pinkothek, Munchen)

Women's frizzy coiffures echo the uncertain politics of the times. Her dress is very plain, lest she call attention to herself in revolutionary times. She may be wearing an orange ribbon and her waist ending with two streamers behind her.

Keywords:  1790, David, Countess, French, long frizzy coiffure, scoop neckline, elbow length tight sleeves, full skirt, wrap

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