1765 Isabella, Countess of Hertford by Alexander Roslin (Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow)

1765 Isabella, Countess of Hertford by Alexander Roslin (Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow)

Roslin eliminates background to focus on the Countess of Hertford wearing a French-style dress in this 1765 portrait. She wears a either a ponytail surrounded by lace or a lace ornament shaped to resemble a ponytail. Her glove has an opening for the fingers.

Keywords:  1765, Roslin, Countess, British, straight coiffure, ponytail, attifet, lace, square neckline, tucker, revers, stomacher, elbow length close sleeves, forward-back flared engageantes, vee waistline, panniers, jacket, choker necklace, pendaloque earrings, jeweled bodice, gloves, fan


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