Her Wikipedia article is here;
a good article about her from madameguillotine is here.
She was afflicted with and disfigured by smallpox in the summer of 1767 and
lost her marital prospects as a result.
Detail-enhanced by gogm.
Besides excessive rouge, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth wears a
colorful pannier dress with floral ornaments in this van Meytens portrait.
Keywords: van Meytens, Archduchess
Maria Elisabeth, Archduchess, Habsburg family, Austrian, straight coiffure,
hair jewelry, scoop neckline, modesty piece, bertha, lace, elbow length close
sleeves, forward-reverse flared engageantes, stomacher, vee waistline,
panniers, floral bodice ornament, floral sleeve ornament, jeweled neck band,
Dec 20, 2010 1:30 AM
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