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Queen Pearls's necklace - Double row
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Queen Pearls's necklace - Double row

Necklace made of imitation glass beads inspired by a portrait of Marie Antoinette, painted in 1783 by Élisabeth Louise Vigée-Lebrun.

This portait was intended to glorify the queen, who was enduring a terrible defamation campaign at the time.

In the painting, Marie-Antoinette appears sumptuously dressed ...
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€65 €45.50

Characteristics

Museum :
Musée des châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon
Material :
Pearly glass beads
EAN :
3336728284703
Matière de l'article :
PERLES DE VERRE NACREES
Model dimensions :
43 cm
Reference :
BZ400069

Editor

Museum of Conservation :
VERSAILLES
Author :
VIGEE-LE BRUN ELISABETH-LOUISE

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The artist

Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842)

Vigée Le Brun's self-portraits abound: paintings, pastels and drawings elegantly combine grace and feminine pride. As the Ancien Régime and its fine arts institution came to an end, the artist supplanted most of his portrait competitors. Her desire to overcome the constraints imposed on women artists allows her to develop a very personal technique and aesthetic criteria: she masters the science of colour and invents a whole range of poses and costumes that allow her to bring a great variety to her portraits and improvisations.