Wantonness Mask’d. A satire of a couple at a masquerade, the young man, on the left, has taken his mask off in his ardour, while the woman has not. May Hand-coloured mezzotint in the British Museum Collection
"Portrait of a Lady thought to be Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire; attributed to John Russell R. A sensitive and charming portrait in pastels of a beautiful young lady believed to the Duchess of Devonshire attributed to John Russell - Georgiana or not?
The Moretta or Servetta Muta (trans: dumb maid-servant) is a black velvet, oval shaped mask that was worn by Venetian ladies. Covering all but the outer edge of the face, the Moretta was secured to the wearer by way of a small bit that was held in place b