June 21, 2008

About her...

On Madame Elisabeth

"She was in all the radiance of her youth and beauty."
MADAME D'OBERKIRCH

7 comments :

  1. Lauren, when was that painting made? Her clothing looks Triannon-influenced, which would be ironic wouldn't it? But then again that's how it goes in the 18th c french fashion world, isn't it. You can bash the fashion but you will succumb to it in the end a la devil wears prada.

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  2. 1782, she was 18! yes fashion is funny :o)

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  3. 18! Wait, is she one of the mesdames?

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  4. I thought Mme Elisabeth was Louis XVI's sister?

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  5. Oh that must be her! I'm mixing my royal French sisters up!

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  6. Yes, she is the youngest sister of Louis XVI!

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  7. It wouldn't be weird that she is wearing Triannon-influenced clothing because she and Marie Antoinette had always been good friends.

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