1730 Portrait of a Lady of the d'Hervart Family in a Yellow Dress, with Flowers in Her Corsage by Johann Rudolf Huber (Nostell Priory - Nostell, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK)

The d’Hervart family were Hugenots, some of whom left France during the reign of Louis XV. Nostell Priory also has a portrait of a sitter called Jacques-Philippe d’Hervart, Baron de St Legier.

From artuk.org; slightly filled in shadows and slightly increased exposure.

1730 Portrait of a Lady of the d'Hervart Family in a Yellow Dress, with Flowers in Her Corsage by Johann Rudolf Huber (Nostell Priory - Nostell, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK) From artuk.org shadows increased exposure

Mme. d’Hervart’s bodice is split down to the girdle with the void filled in by her lace chemise.

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