rock the frock

19thc doppelganger…

Never realised but yeah. Virginia Oldoini, Comtesse de Castiglione...

I think this Queen of Hearts one is the one to do.. I knew of it from one of the hand tinted versions but they idealise her to be blander.

 

Anyway. Pointy nose, pointy chin, eyes that can be unfocused then too focused… and also determined to only work with photographers who work with her as an artist. Look she’s been treated as self obsessed but really, she wanted the captured image to be reflective of what she wanted to see. Not what someone else wanted.