To speak with her about Rousseau, Diderot, Madame Roland, Stendhal, and Madame Vigee-Lebrun
was to engage in a thrilling intellectual exchange.
After years of purchasing luxurious garments, Marie Antoinette promoted this much simpler, loose-fitting linen chemise in several ways: she wore them during her second pregnancy in 1781 and appeared in one in the infamous 1783 portrait by Vigee-LeBrun
(now in the Hessische Hausstiftung Collection).
In France, the portrait painter Elisabeth Louise Vigee-Lebrun
(1755-1842) was a popular and commercial success while, in England, Angelica Kauffman (1741-1807) was a founding member of London's Royal Academy of the Arts.
Gallet, Michel; La Maison de Madame Vigee-Lebrun
rue du Gros-Chenet.
For instance, in a work inspired by a portrait by Louise Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun
, Juszkiewicz has painted the back of the head in place of the model's face, executing the parting of the hair and curls gathered on the top of the head with exquisite precision.
evokes a world at odds with what Sheriff describes as the "modele unisexe qui fut volontiers adopte par les histoires generales de l'art" and recalls instead "un monde de l'art mixte incluant hommes et femmes.
The Portrait of the Countess Golovine by Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun
at the Barber Institute
A chance to see works by pioneers of women's art, such as the 16th and 17th-century Italian painters Lavinia Fontana and Elisabetta Sirani and the 18th-century French artist Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun
, this exhibition celebrates female artists from the 16th century to the present.
En la obra de muchos maestros podemos ver ensayos repetidos de autorretratos que no hacen mas que mostrarnos el ciclo de la vida, de tal modo que pintores como Alberto Durero--que en su primer autorretrato contaba con apenas 13 anos--, Rembrandt, Sofonisba Anguissola, Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun
, Edvard Munch  y Picasso [11-12] se presentan jovenes, adultos o viejos, sin mas pretension que la de cualquiera que se mira al espejo cada manana y se reconoce a si mismo.
With the exception of two of three outstanding paintings by Vigee-Lebrun
Ahardstone portrait of Elizabeth Vigee-Lebrun
continued the feminist theme andattracted the day's highest price of pounds 2,600.
Debbie takes the bullhorn from Heidi and begins to revive forgotten female artists such as Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun
and Marie-Guillemine Benoist.