Marie Johanne de la Carre Saumery by Pierre Mignard (Château de Cheverny - Cheverny, Loir-et-Cher France)

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The left side shows the portrait as available from an art reproduction seller, the right side shows the portrait as photographed where it is displayed, from here. I cannot find out who she was.

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Here is a Mignard portrait of a Lady in casual but formal dress. Marie Johanne's dress appears to have a high waistline - almost as high as in the Napoléonic era.

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