1766-1770 Archduchess Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen by Johann-Baptist Lampi the Elder (Kunsthistorisches Museum - Wien, Austria)

None of Archduchess Marie Christine's sisters forgave her for manipulating her mother, Empress Maria Theresia, into letting her marry for love. The others married for reasons of state. She was snubbed on a visit to France by her youngest sister, Queen Marie Antoinette. According to Wikipedia, "In her turn, when Marie Antoinette was guillotined in 1793, Maria Christina was reported to have remarked coolly that her sister ought never to have married.

Upgrade image posted 14 October 2017 from en.gallerix.ru/album/KHM/pic/glrx-166516853; removed spots and print with Photoshop. Also posted to Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen’s Subalbum here.

1766-1770 Archduchess Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen by Johann-Baptist Lampi the Elder (Kunsthistorisches Museum - Wien, Austria) UPGRADE From en.gallerix.ru:album:KHM:pic:glrx-166516853 removed spots and print

Archduchess Maria Christina's wears a high coiffure formed into large curls and a robe a la francaise.

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