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Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun free pdf An exceptional women, Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun was already a renowned portraitist for the nobility at the age of twenty. From1777, she became the official painter of the queen Marie Antoinette. In 1789, she chose exile and travelled to Italy, Austria andRussia. Invited in major courts of Europe, she acquired an international reputation. Back in France in 1800, then staying inEngland and Switzerland, Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun did not cease to paint until her death in 1845. Her work counts approximately 900 paintings, including more than 660 portraits. This book presents 40 selected masterpieces from the 130 paintings exhibited at the Grand Palais, Paris, from September 2015, then at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.

About Genevieve Haroche-Bouzinac

Genevieve Haroche-Bouzinac is literature professor at the university of Orleans and expert of the 18th century. She hasalready published Louis Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun, histoire d'un regard (Flammarion, 2011), a biography of the painter.

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Author : Genevieve Haroche-Bouzinac
Publisher : Gallimard
Data Published : 25 November 2015
ISBN : 2070177823
EAN : 9782070177820
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 64 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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