Ladies clothing of the early 1800's featured a high waist line called  Empire and employed the use of soft, light weight fabrics . Later Romantic style included large sleeves and decorated hems.

Ladies clothing of the early 1800's featured a high waist line called Empire and employed the use of soft, light weight fabrics . Later Romantic style included large sleeves and decorated hems.

New Kindle for Mother's Day? Fill it up with a great new Pride and Prejudice Variation! amzn.to/2mnWanx

New Kindle for Mother's Day? Fill it up with a great new Pride and Prejudice Variation! amzn.to/2mnWanx

1807 Louis-Léopold Boilly - Portrait of Madame Saint-Ange Chevrier in a Landscape

1807 Louis-Léopold Boilly - Portrait of Madame Saint-Ange Chevrier in a Landscape

George Dawe (1781-1829) UK. 'Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna',  1786-1859  hija del zar Pablo I de Rusia y de Sofía Dorotea de Wurtemberg. Dawe pintó  retratos de generales rusos que habían luchado durante la invasión napoleónica y terminó instalándose en San Petersburgo, siendo el primer pintor de retratos de la corte imperial rusa.

George Dawe (1781-1829) UK. 'Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna', 1786-1859 hija del zar Pablo I de Rusia y de Sofía Dorotea de Wurtemberg. Dawe pintó retratos de generales rusos que habían luchado durante la invasión napoleónica y terminó instalándose en San Petersburgo, siendo el primer pintor de retratos de la corte imperial rusa.

RAMSAY RICHARD REINAGLE R.A., BRITISH 1775-1862, Portrait of Charlotte and Elizabeth Sullivan, 1810

RAMSAY RICHARD REINAGLE R.A., BRITISH 1775-1862, Portrait of Charlotte and Elizabeth Sullivan, 1810

Charlotte Bonaparte, Princess of Canino (eldest daughter of Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of Canino, future Princess Mario Gabrielli 1815) (1795-1865) - represented in 1808 by Jean-Pierre Granger (1779-1840)

Charlotte Bonaparte, Princess of Canino (eldest daughter of Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of Canino, future Princess Mario Gabrielli 1815) (1795-1865) - represented in 1808 by Jean-Pierre Granger (1779-1840)

Pink and cream silk gauze dress, 1800-10. August Auctions: “Pink silk satin Empire bodice and short, puffed sleeves, skirt of cream leno weave gauze brocaded with pink flowers woven en disposition with dense floral design at hem, square neckline and two drawstrings at back, slim skirt with center back gathers, padded satin rouleau hem”

Pink and cream silk gauze dress, 1800-10. August Auctions: “Pink silk satin Empire bodice and short, puffed sleeves, skirt of cream leno weave gauze brocaded with pink flowers woven en disposition with dense floral design at hem, square neckline and two drawstrings at back, slim skirt with center back gathers, padded satin rouleau hem”

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