Infanta Maria Josefa de Borbon by Anton Raphael Mengs (location unknown to gogm)

Infanta Maria Josefa was caught in marital negotiations, with Louis XV among others, and died unmarried.

This is a great picture of bows as dress decoration in the eighteenth century with bows on the sleeves and arranged en echelle on her stomacher.

Keywords:  Mengs, Infanta Maria Josefa of Spain, Borbón family, Princess, Spanish, straight coiffure, floral headdress, square neckline, modesty piece, lace, revers, stomacher, bows en échelle, three quarter length close sleeves, bows, engageantes, vee waistline, panniers, over-skirt, earrings, bracelets

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