1800 Madame Recamier by Jacques-Louis David (Louvre)


No collection of images from this era would be complete without this 1800 David portrait of the famous Madame Reccamier. Her Wikipedia article is here.

Material is gathered behind her skirt to form a modest train draped on the floor.

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