When the Spanish Royal
family let Goya get his chance to immortalize them, he made them look dumb -
unlike the alert Duchess of Alba seen here.
Spanish style is evident in the skirt, waist band, and mantilla worn by the Duchess of Alba in this 1795 Goya.
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Dec 13, 2010 5:51 PM
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