1878-1879 Countess Gabrielle de Rasty on a sofa by Giovanni Boldini (private collection)

From Athenaeum; spots removed with Photoshop by gogm.

The Countess wears a plaid dress under a tight fitting jacket. The high neckline of the day is complemented with a wide scarf or jabot. There is no sign of a bustle.

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