Girl of Capri at grape harvest.

Italian folk dress. Grape harvest. Vendangeuse de Capri. Amedée Bodin.

Girl of Capri at grape harvest.

Girl of Capri at grape harvest.

Grazia, Vendangeuse de Capri, 1840 by Amedée Bodin 1825-1890.

Note:  Young woman from Nettuno. Jeune Femme de Nettuno. États romains.

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