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DVD The fabulous destiny of Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Marie-Antoinette's painter

DVD The fabulous destiny of Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Marie-Antoinette's painter

Born during the reign of Louis XV and coming from the lower middle class, Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun painted the most famous portraits of Marie Antoinette.

At the Revolution, she travelled the roads of exile, returning under the Empire, and participating in the Restoration and July Monarchy. Feted ...
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Characteristics

Deaf and hearing-impaired :
Yes
Museum :
Musée du Luxembourg
Themes :
Portrait, Historical facts, Europe, Historical figures
Multimedia setting :
NTSC
Artist :
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842)
Art movements :
18th century, 19th century, French paintings
EAN :
3453270084930
Reference :
AV600139

Editor

Publication :
Septembre 2015
Director :
Arnaud Xainte

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.