1756 Anna Maria Gräfin Holnstein by George Desmarées (Staedtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus - München, Bayern, Germany)

According to her husband’s German-language Wikipedia article as translated by Google, In "1757 Franz Ludwig von Holnstein married his cousin Anna Maria von Löwenfeld. She was an illegitimate daughter of the Cologne Elector Clemens August I of Bavaria and the Bonn harpist Mechthild Brion.” Her genealogical article is here. She was born a Wittelsbach, married a Wittelsbach, lived 48 years, and had 12 children.

From pinterest.com/pocketmuseum/1750-1759-portraits-of-women/; enlarged one quarter. Also posted to the Reign of Louis XV - 1715 to 1774 Album here.

1756 Anna Maria Gräfin Holnstein by George Desmarées (Staedtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus - München, Bayern, Germany) From pinterest.com/pocketmuseum/1750-1759-portraits-of-women/.jpg

The interfaces between dress and chemise, the lace chemise emerging from the neckline and the under-sleeves look like the last gasp of 1600s style. Her cuffs are full-fledged lace engageantes without a flared cuff to hold them because they are directly attached to her full under-sleeves - a mixture of old and new.

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