Baroness Lehzen (Costume Design for 'Queen Victoria')

WAG 1647


This watercolour painting depicts a costume design from the play 'Queen Victoria'. The inscription to the right of the the female figure identifies them as Baroness Lehzen. The figure is depicted standing with her arms twisted to the side. They are wearing grey fingerless gloves. The costume features a black victorian era dress with sleeves to the elbows. There are thick white ruffles on the collar area and and there is a black bow on each shoulder. The figure is wearing a white ruffled bonnet with black detailing at the hairline and a grey bow at the neck.