1790 Marquise d'Orvilliers by Jacques-Louis David (Louvre)

The Marquise d'Orvilliers' dress is cut very low, as low as in Minoan sculpture, but her chemise covers the gap. Corsets were reduced or not used.

Keywords:  1790, David, Marquise, French, frizzy coiffure, head band, vee neckline, chemise, collar, elbow length sleeves, cuffs, waist band, natural waistline, full skirt, wrap, ruffles

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