Princess Pauline de Metternich

Oil on canvas | 41 x 29cm | c. 1865

Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas

Princess Pauline Sander (1836-1921) was the wife of Prince Richard Metternich, the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador at the court of Napoleon III from 1860 to 1871. Known as the 'ambassadress of pleasure', she was a glamorous figure in Parisian high societ...
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