1820s Countess Sofia Petrovna Apraksina, née Tolstoya by Henri-François Riesner

The Empire waistline is not yet down in this 1820s portrait of Sofia Tolstaya.

Keywords:  Riesner, Sofia Apraksina, Tolstoy family, Apraksin family, Russian, straight coiffure, bun, head band, off shoulder vee neckline, quarter length puffed sleeves, cuffs, waist band, Empire waistline, sloce skirt, necklace, clasps, wrap

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