Portrait of Marie Antoinette by
Louise-Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun(1755-1842). French artist, the daughter and student of her father, the artist Louis Vigée, was born on 16th April, 1755 in Paris. She made an early and brilliant career: in 1779 she officially became a court painter of the Queen Marie-Antoinette, in 1783 she was admitted to the French Academy of Arts. Intelligent, diplomatic, resourceful, and independent, she remains a role model to women who paint, having won wide recognition for her skills and gained admission to academies long closed to her sex.

"Mousie Antoinette" - Original Painting Sold

Water Color, 4" x 6"
Based on "Portrait of Marie Antoinette" by Louise-Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun
Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, France

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