1813 Josephina Apraxina by Henri Francois Riesener (Hermitage)

From the State Hermitage Museum Unofficial site; composited by gogm using Illustrator.

Josephina rests wearing an Empire dress with a bateau neckline and a bodice that hangs open to reveal her chemise as she sits by her wrap. A large part of one of her shoes can be seen.

Keywords:  1813, Riesner, Apraxin family, Russian, curly coiffure, bateau neckline, modesty piece, cap close sleeves, waist band, Empire waistline, close skirt, wrap, bracelets

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