Clotilde Briatte, Comtesse Pillet-Will, by James-Jacques-Joseph Tissot (auctioned by Sotheby's)

Tissot was a renowned painter of gorgeous and gorgeously-dressed women. He spent 1871 to 1882 in the UK; this was probably painted after he returned from the UK.

From Wikimedia.Also posted to the Bustle Periods - 1870 to 1890 Album here.

Clotilde Briatte, Comtesse Pillet-Will, by James-Jacques-Joseph Tissot

Clotilde poses seductively wearing a sheer top with a high neckline and long sleeves under a one shoulder over-dress.

Keywords:  Tissot, Jeanne Marie Clotilde Briatte, Clothilde Briat, comtesse Pillet-Will, Briatte family, Pillet-Will family, Countess, French, straight coiffure, bangs, chignon, hair band, chemisette, high enclosing neckline, necklace, long close sleeves, buttoned cuffs, bracelets, over-dress, one arm neckline, natural waistline, waist band, close skirt

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