Portraits of people very grandly attired by French artist Bernard Boutet de Monvel. Living from 1881 to 1949, he was an all around creative who also worked as an interior decorator.

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“H. H. the Maharajah of Indore.” 1934. Oil on canvas. Signed “BERNARD / B. DE MONVEL” on the lower left. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2016/collection-boutet-de-monvel-pf1639/lot.52.html
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The Maharani of Indore. 1934. In the public domain due to age. via http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2014/05/the-maharaja-and-maharani-of-indore.html
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Sylvie Boutet de Monvel. 1941. Image © 2020 MCH Group | Curiator. Fair use license. via https://curiator.com/art/bernard-boutet-de-monvel/sylvie-boutet-de-monvel

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