Princess Pauline Metternich by Edgar Degas (National Gallery, London)

Pauline Metternich could spot a trend, having herself portrayed in this work by the Impressionist Edgar Degas.

Degas finished the work around 1865, but based on an 1860 photo according to the National Museum. The Wikipedia article for Edgar Degas is here.

Keywords:  1865, Degas, Princess Metternich, Princess, French, straight coiffure, flowered hat, high neckline, collar, jacket bodice, buttons, long puffed sleeves, cuffs, natural waistline, belt, full skirt

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