From Wikimedia; spots removed from background with Photoshop by gogm.
This portrait of Princess Augusta shows her wearing a dress adorned with a lace cape that flare out in back, bertha, and a set of engageantes. The shadows make it difficult to resolve if she is wearing a robe à la française or anglaise. The shape of her neckline is also not readily identifiable - I believe it is a square neckline. She does wear a wide skirt.
Keywords: 1759, Ramsay, Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess, Wettin family, Welf family, British, straight coiffure, cap, square neckline, bertha, lace, cape, three quarter length close sleeves, engageantes, vee neckline, panniers, ruching, neck band, floral bodice ornament, bracelets
Apr 9, 2012, 10:03 PM
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