ca. 1845 Lady from family of Counts von Hoensbroech by Franz Schrotzberg (for sale by Boris Wilnitsky)

There is a Wikipedia article about the family here.

From the gallery's Web site; removed spots and print with Photoshop. Also posted to the “Early” “Victorian” Album here.

ca. 1845 Lady from family of Counts von Hoensbroech by Franz Schrotzberg (for sale by Boris Wilnitsky) From the gallery's Web site despot deprint erased surround

The sitter wears a colorful small turban with a long tassel and a black evening dress with lace cuffs in this portrait. Her dress has a pleated bertha.

Keywords:  1845, Schrotzberg, von Hoensbroech family, German, straight coiffure, turban, tassels, earrings, necklace, lace-edged chemise, off shoulder scoop neckline, fitted bodice, pleated bertha, floral bodice ornament, quarter length tight sleves, cuffs, wrap

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