Marie Thérèse Louise de Savoie-Carignan (1749-1792), princesse de Lamballe by Antoine-François Callet (Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon - Versailles France)

Photo - Daniel Arnaudet.

This is probably the most well known portrait of the Princesse de Lamballe. It shows her wearing a monumental coiffure à la quinot decorated with a swag of flowers. She wears a fichu-like scarf revealing what appears to be an under-bodice. She wears a tent bodice and the mass of material behind suggests she is wearing a robe à la circassienne.

Keywords:  Callet, Arnaudet, Princesse de Lamballe, Princess, Savoia family, Bourbon family, French, high straight coiffure, floral headdress, fichu, trapezoidal neckline, under-bodice, bows, tent bodice, ruffles, elbow length tight sleeves, cuffs, under-skirt, flounces, robe à la circassienne


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