1758 Countesses and Ladies by Louis Carrogis (Musée Condé - Chantilly France)

Top row:  left - Madame la Comtesse, afterwards Duchesse de Chatelet; middle - Madame du Buffon; right - Countess de Romanet.

Botom row:  left - Comtesse de Brionne; right - Comtesse d'Egmont.

Photos - René-Gabriel Ojéda; sizes increased by half by gogm.

These portraits show dresses with panniers, usually with ruching-trimmed over-skirts, and under-skirts decorated with flounces. The coiffures are based on vertical curls and Madame de Buffon's is somewhat higher than the others.

Keywords:  1758, Carrogis, Louise-Julie-Constance de Rohan, comtesse de Brionne, Countess of Brionne, Rohan family, Lorraine-Brionne family, Countess, Duchess, French, curly coiffure, cap, bows, lace, scarf, square neckline, revers, ruffles, stomacher, elbow length full sleeves, elbow length tight sleeves, engageantes, panniers, over-skirt, flounces, under-skirts, flounces, neck bands, bracelets

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