Oil on canvas, carved and gilded wooden frame.
Beautiful treatment of the drapery and the skin tone.
The woman is wearing a “Fontanges” hairstyle, which was popularized by the mistress of Louis XIV (Marie Angélique de Scorraille de Roussille, duchess of Fontanges (1661-1681)
Her hair is decorated with pearls, which can symbolize the perfect and pure beauty.
89 cm x 66 cm
35,02 inch x 25,98inch
Out of frame
73 cm x 62 cm
28,74 inch x 24,40 inch