Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione
Although fictional, the history details have been researched which lends a strong sense of truth to the tale.
Two of the paintings by Edouard of Victorine Meurent which are included in the plot of the book:
Luncheon On The Grass
For my next creation, inspired by her divine beauty, The Countess of Castiglione will be my main inspiration for a gorgeous gorgeous earrings. This will take time as I have to wait for my beautiful gems to arrive. So stay tuned dolls!