ca. 1765 Maria Josepha of Bavaria, Holy Roman Empress by Martin van Meytens (Schloß Schönbrunn, Wien Austria)


Maria Josepha wears a wide pannier dress and large jeweled bodice ornament and massive earrings in this 1765 van Meytens portrait.

Keywords:  1765, van Meytens, Maria Josepha of Bavaria, Wittelsbach family, Habsburg family, Princess, Empress, Austrian, straight coiffure, cap, lappets, lace, off shoulder bateau neckline, modesty piece-bertha, elbow length close sleeves, forward-back flared engageantes, revers, stomacher, vee waistline, panniers, shoes, choker necklace, girandole earrings, jeweled bodice ornament, robes, regalia

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