Notebook Vigée Le Brun - Portrait of Marie-Antoinette with the Rose

Notebook Vigée Le Brun - Portrait of Marie-Antoinette with the Rose

Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun (1755-1842)
Marie-Antoinette de Lorraine-Hasbourg, Queen of France (1755-1793), with a rose, 1783
Oil on canvas / H. 113 ; L. 87 cm
Versailles, châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon
© Photo, château de Versailles, dist. Rmn - Grand Palais / C. Fouin

Notebook, 15 x 21 cm ...
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Characteristics

Dimensions :
15 x 21 cm
Museum :
Musée des châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon
Themes :
Portrait, Historical figures
Maintenance :
Placer dans un endroit sec
Artist :
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842)
Art movements :
18th century, French paintings, Rococo
EAN :
3336728543565
Matière de l'article :
Papier
Reference :
IP150147

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Original work kept at :
Château de Versailles

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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.