• Goya Marchioness of Solana 1794-1795

     

    The Countess del Carpio, *Marchioness of Solana 1794-1795 

    Oil on Canvas 

    Musée Du Louvre, Paris 

     

    *marchioness |ˈmär sh (ə)nəs|nounthe wife or widow of a marquess.• a woman holding the rank of marquess in her own right.ORIGIN late 16th cent.: from medieval Latin marchionissa, feminine of marchio(n-) ‘ruler of a border territory,’ from marcha ‘march’

     


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