Did This Famously Beautiful 19th-Century Countess’s Artfully Posed Self-Portraits Pave the Way for the Contemporary Selfie?

The Countess of Castiglione, a ravishing Italian aristocrat living in 19th-century Paris, both captivated and scandalized the French court. In the 1850s, she was known as the most beautiful woman …

Did This Famously Beautiful 19th-Century Countess’s Artfully Posed Self-Portraits Pave the Way for the Contemporary Selfie? Read More