1831/1832 Elena Chertkova (née Stroganova) by Pyotr Feodorovich Sokolov (State Tretyakov Gallery, Moskva Russia)

The whitish gauzy over-sleeves contrast with Elena's dark hair and dress in this 1831/1832 Sokolov portrait of her in evening dress.

Keywords:  1831, Sokolov, Chertkov family, Stroganov family, Russian, straight coiffure, bun, off shoulder bateau neckline, modesty piece, pleated bodice, belt, natural waistline, full skirt, necklace, brooch, bracelets

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