1813 Emily Harriet Wellesley-Pole, Lady Raglan by Sir Thomas Lawrence (Hermitage)

From the State Hermitage Museum Unofficial site; composited using Illustrator and spots removed with Photoshop by gogm. Christie's sold a copy of this portrait.

Whatever was required at court, British ladies adopted Empire styles as shown by this 1813 Lawrence portrait of Lady Raglan.

Keywords:  1813, Lawrence, Emily Harriet Wellesly-Pole, Wellesly-Pole family, Somerset family, British, straight coiffure, floral headdress, square neckline, quarter length close sleeves, waist band, Empire waistline, close skirt, wrap, brooch

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