Monday, November 24, 2014


I always thought the gown in this picture was green. It seems I was wrong.  It is blue. The shimmer of the moonlight makes it iridescent. Below is a recreation of the gown:


1 comment:

The North Coast said...

It always looked blue to me- that pale, icy shade of blue that is so French.

I love that portrait, which I believe is my favorite among all the portraits painted of that queen.