1798 Comtesse Regnault de Saint-Jean d'Angely by François Gerard (Louvre)

Gerard's 1798 portrait of the Countess Regnault de Saint-Jean d'Angely shows late 1700s dress can be elegant as well as simple. She wears a modest under-bodice below a sheer bodice with mildly puffed sleeves.

Keywords:  1798, Gerard, Countess, straight coiffure, scoop neckline, waist band, close skirt, bracelets

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