|| Marie Christine Lichnowska - 1785?|
oil on canvas, 120 x 95 cm, oval
Marie Christine Countess Lichnowska, born Thun-Hohenstein (1765 - 1841). Maria Christiane Thun (1765-1841), who married Prince Karl Alois Lichnowsky (1761-1814) a friend of Ludwig van Beethoven. The sitter's father, count André Kyrillowitsch Razumovsky, was a big patron of Beethoven. Vigée Le Brun also painted her sisters (Elizabeth Razomovskaya and Lady Guisford), and their mother, Countess Thun. Listed by Vigée Le Brun as "1 Princess Linovska."