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In 1778, Marie-Antoinette finally found the artist who could paint the portrait that she had been so long waiting for. This was Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Le Brun, daughter of Louis Vigée and wife of the famous art dealer, Jean-Baptiste-Pierre Le Brun.
She was an exact contemporary of the Queen, and the sittings soon became delightful moments between these two new friends.

Full title : Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France (1755-1793)

Details

  • Title: Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France
  • Creator: Anonymous, after Elisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun
  • Date Created: 1779/1788
  • Location Created: Palace of Versailles, France
  • Physical Dimensions: 223 x 158 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: © RMN (Château de Versailles) / Gérard Blot
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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