Ekaterina Nelidova by ? (Tsarskoe Tselo/Pushkin Russia)

Tsarskoe Tselo, now Pushkin, is located near St. Petersburg. Many palaces are located there and I do not know at which palace this portrait is located.

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Natalia's coiffure dates this into the later 1770s. Her dress does not have a saque back so she probably wears a robe à l'Anglaise. Her bust is partially covered by a fichu.

Keywords:  Ekaterina Nelidova, Smolny Pupil, Lady-in-waiting, Russian, high straight coiffure, floral hair ornament, vee neckline, elbow length close sleeves, forward-back flared engageantes, lace, floral bodice ornament, order bows, necklace, earrings


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