Portrait of Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France - Vigée-Lebrun
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Portrait of Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France - Vigée-Lebrun

Engraved interpretation of the original painting by Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun

After having delivered in 1778, to the general satisfaction, the first great official portrait of Marie-Antoinette, Mme Vigée Le Brun was regularly asked to fix the features of the queen.

She was then perfectly in line ...
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Delivery :
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Maintenance :
Eviter toute source d'humidité ou de lumière directe. Ne pas plier la feuille.
Printing Technique :
Eau forte et Burin
Museum :
Musée des châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon
Theme :
Historical figures
Dimensions :
33 x 50 cm
Engraving date :
20e s.
Size of the sheet :
50 x 33 cm
Artist :
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842)
Art movements :
18th century, 19th century
Material :
Papier hahnemühle
Reference :


Editor :
Ateliers d'art de la RMN-GP
Original work kept at :
Chalcographie du Louvre

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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.