Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
We look at this woman and observe her detailed gown and her striking crown of gray hair. We notice how her elegant, long fingers gracefully hold a frame to a haughty eye.
What does she see? What is her appraisal of her viewer?
Who is the brazen fashionista in this photograph?
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The Countess of Castiglione
The Countess da Castiglione as taken by Pierre-Louis Pierson