1776 Olympe Marie Hay de Bonteville, née Olympe Marie de Rosnyvinen de Pire by Jean-François Colson (Musée des Beaux Artes - Rennes, Bretagne, France)

Her genealogical sketch; including a version of this portrait, is here.

From base joconde; enlarged by half.

1776 Olympe Marie Hay de Bonteville, née Olympe Marie de Rosnyvinen de Pire by Jean-François Colson (Musée des Beaux Artes - Rennes, Bretagne, France) base joconde X 1.5

Mme. Hay de Bonteville’s coiffure is, for the day, restrained. Her dress has paned sleeves and a neckline ruff suggesting a van Dyck revival. Silver gilt enhances her dress.

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