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Anna Dollfus, Baronness de Bourgoing by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1855 France
Winterhalter did a lot of portraits like this one, but he was good at them.  Why fix what ain’t broke?

Anna Dollfus, Baronness de Bourgoing by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1855 France

Winterhalter did a lot of portraits like this one, but he was good at them.  Why fix what ain’t broke?

Portrait of Empress Maria Feodorovna by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1857 Russia, State Hermitage Museum

Portrait of Empress Maria Feodorovna by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1857 Russia, State Hermitage Museum

Countess Varvara Alekseyevna Musina-Pushkina by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1850’s Russia, State Hermitage Museum

Countess Varvara Alekseyevna Musina-Pushkina by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1850’s Russia, State Hermitage Museum

Portrait of a Woman by Alexey Tyranov, 1841 Russia, the Kursk Gallery

Portrait of a Woman by Alexey Tyranov, 1841 Russia, the Kursk Gallery

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Getting Dressed
Charles Edouard Boutibonne. 1869
Dresses, 1884 US, Peterson’s Magazine
Ballgown and morning dress, 1860, source not given
Evening dresses or ballgowns, 1916 US, the Delineator

Evening dresses or ballgowns, 1916 US, the Delineator

La Sortie du Bal by Joseph-Désiré Court, ca 1855-65 France, the Bowes Museum

La Sortie du Bal by Joseph-Désiré Court, ca 1855-65 France, the Bowes Museum

Ballgowns, 1899 Paris, Le Moniteur de la Mode
Ballgown, 1890’s New York

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