ca. 1717 Madame de Ventadour by Pierre Mignard (Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon - Versailles, Île-de-France, France)

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ca. 1717 Madame de Ventadour by Pierre Mignard (Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon - Versailles, Île-de-France, France) Wm

Madame’s sleeves feature a flourish of layered lace ending in cuffs that flare forward and back in this opulent display.

Keywords:  1717, Mignard, Charlotte de La Motte Houdancourt, Charlotte Eléonore Madeleine de La Motte Houdancourt, duchesse de Ventadour, Duchess, Princess, French, Gouvernante des enfants royaux, Louis XIV, Lady-in-Waiting, Liselotte von der Pfalz, curly coiffure, lace cap, veil, lace lappets, necklace, jeweled crucifix, jeweled fitted bodice, lace modesty piece-bertha, off shoulder scoop neckline, jeweled elbow length close sleeves, lace forward-back flared engageantes, vee waistline, robes

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