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Art Pages updated since 17 April 2016:
31, 60, 88, 34, 7, 98, 185, 55, 54, 146, 41, 36, 62, 12
60, 92, 103, 179, 80, 103, 176, 108, 94, 102, 16, 106, 23
41, 83, 53, 89, 48, 169, 14, 107, 121, 179, 163, 201, 93
79, 112, 120, 144, 109 17, 79, 122, 22, 178, 86, 186, 150
9, 108, 109, 161, 177, 37, 77, 148, 86, 67, 149, 79
106, 75, 153, 121, 94, 134, 157, 161, 179, 150, 106, 53, 84, 143,
71, 122, 140, 116, 112, 103, 82, 61, 117, 194, 79, 14, 101,
105, 151, 27, 87, 142, 146, 135, 149, 109, 170, 174, 156, 152

New Art Pages 2016
199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204



Artist - 1800
Drawing, 36.4 x 24.2 cm
Pushkin Museum, Moscow
This may be a self portrait by Vigée Le Brun.
This image is now located on Art Page 152.
Madame Giuliani
Drawing
From the Vigée Le Brun sketchbook at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

Lucia Cardellini, is looking into the possibility that the sitter could be the eighteenth century singer Cecilla Giuliani.
This image is now located on Art Page 152.

A Woman
Drawing
This image is now located on Art Page 152.
Louis Philippe, Duc d'Orléans-1779
Oil on canvas, oval, 28 3/8" x 22 7/8" (72 x 58 cm)
Private collection
Lived 1725-1785. Vigée Le Brun painted three copies of the original portrait on Art Page 105. This is copy 2. (copy 1, copy 3).
This image is now located on Art Page 156
Louis Philippe, Duc d'Orléans-1779
Oil on canvas, oval, 31 7/8" x 25 3/8" (81 x 64.5 cm)
Versailles.
Lived 1725-1785. Vigée Le Brun painted three copies of the original portrait on Art Page 105. This is copy 3. (copy 1, copy 2).
This image is now located on Art Page 156
Marie Antoinette - 1788
Drawing on cream paper, 9 1/8 x 7 1/2 in (23.2 x 18.8 cm)
This is thought to be a study sketch or a post-painting record sketch of two Marie Antoinette portraits of the same format (Art Page 12 and Art Page 202). It is hard to comfirm that Vigée Le Brun actually made this sketch.
This image is now located on Art Page 174
Countess Dietrichstein - 1797-1801
Drawing
Countess Alexandra Andreevna Dietrichstein, née Shouvalova von Dietrichstein, later Princess. This painting is similar in composition to the Vigée Le Brun portrait of her cousin Countess Varvara Golovina on Art Page 11. For comparison view this sculpture of Princess Dietrichstein, also with a ribbon in her hair by Thorvaldsen.
This image is now located on Art Page 170
Count Dietrichstein - 1801
Oil on Canvas
Private Collection
Count Franz Seraph Joseph von Dietrichstein-Nikolsburg (1767-1854). This portrait was part of an exhibition at the Pushkin Museum, Moscow.

Angela Demutskiy provided this new portrait and sitter identification. The portrait format is very similar to the portrait of Prince Sergey Sergeevich Gagarine on Art Page 101
This image is now located on Art Page 101

Baron d'Andlau - 1815
Oil on Canvas, 65 x 81.5 cm
Baron Hardouin Gustave d'Andlau
This image is now located on Art Page 109
A Man - 1813
Oil on Canvas, 59.7 x 48.2 cm
David-Weill collection
Half-length portrait of a gentleman. Signed "LE Vigee le Brun 1813". This portrait was plundered during WWII. It was repatriated after the war.
This image is now located on Art Page 109
A Woman - 1813
Oil on Canvas, 59.7 x 48.2 cm
David-Weill collection
Portrait of a Woman. Signed "LE Vigee le Brun 1813". This portrait was plundered during WWII. It was repatriated after the war.
This image is now located on Art Page 149
A baby - 1786
pastel
One of five portraits we have from Vigée Le Brun's "baby" period.
This image is now located on Art Page 135
A baby - 1786
pastel
One of five portraits we have from Vigée Le Brun's "baby" period.
This image is now located on Art Page 146
Alexandre Jean Baptiste Rouillé de Fontaine - 1775
oil on canvas (64.9 x 53.5 cm)
Private collection, Paris
The sitter was general quartermaster of cavalry, seigneur de Goyencourt. He was the son of Michele Rouillé de Fontaine and Angelique Elizabeth Sezille. On 2 December 1772, he married Claude Sophie Caulet d'Hauteville (born 1753). Their son was Basile Gabriel Michel Rouillé de Fontaine, seigneur de Goyencourt. Listed as a 1773 portrait in Vigée Le Brun's painting list.
This image is now located on Art Page 142
Claude Sophie Rouillé de Fontaine - 1776
oil on canvas (64.9 x 53.5 cm)
Private collection, Paris
The sitter (1753- ), was the daughter of Pierre Nicolas Caulet d'Hauteville and Gabrielle des Paillet. On 2 December 1772, she married Alexander Jean Baptiste Rouillé de Fontaine. Their son was Basile Gabriel Michel Rouillé de Fontaine, seigneur de Goyencourt.
This image is now located on Art Page 142
Danae
oil on canvas, 39 3/4 x 24 3/8 in, (101 x 62 cm)
Private Collection
Danae, after Titian. Presented in the French catalog of the 2015 Vigée Le Brun Exhibition. The curator and catalog authors believe that Vigée Le Brun's husband had one of Titian's paintings and that she may have prepared this copy of it. Titian completed a series of Dana paintings between 1540 and 1570. View the Prado painting.
This image is now located on Art Page 142
Grand Duchess Elisabeth - 1795
Oil on canvas
Portrait of Grand Duchess Elisabeth Alekseyevna (1779-1826), born Princess Luisa Maria Augusta of Baden, was the wife of Aleksandr Pavlovich (Alexander I ). Married in 1793. In 1801 she became Empress of Russia.
This image is now located on Art Page 87
Grand Duchess Elisabeth - 1795
Oil on canvas
Portrait of Grand Duchess Elisabeth Alekseyevna (1779-1826), born Princess Luisa Maria Augusta of Baden, was the wife of Aleksandr Pavlovich (Alexander I ). Married in 1793. In 1801 she became Empress of Russia.
This image is now located on Art Page 87
Grand Duchess Elisabeth - 1795
Oil on canvas
Arkhangelskoe Palace, Moscow
Arkhangelskoe is a historic estate west of Moscow. The palace belonged to the Galitzine family (1703-1810) and the Yusupov family (1810-1917). Portrait of Grand Duchess Elisabeth Alekseyevna (1779-1826), born Princess Luisa Maria Augusta of Baden, was the wife of Aleksandr Pavlovich (Alexander I ). Married in 1793. In 1801 she became Empress of Russia.
This image is now located on Art Page 87
Marie Antoinette - 1781
oil on canvas
Hessische Stiftung, Kronberg in Taunus, Germany.
The portrait is featured in a Halfdane Macfall book on the artist.

This image is now located on Art Page 202
Marie Antoinette - 1788
Oil on canvas,
New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA)
Reference Kimbell Exhibition Catalog Number 27 for more details.
This image is now located on Art Page 202
Mde de Verdun - 1782
Oil on canvas, 24 3/4 x 20 7/8 in (63 x 52 cm)
Private collection
Anne Catherine Le Preudhomme de Chatenoy, Comtesse de Verdun.
She married Jean Jacques Marie, Comte de Verdun in 1777, a rich member of the influential circle of the Comte d' Artois, brother of King Louis XVI. Vigée Le Brun listed two portraits for 1776 (Art Page 66 and Art Page 85). We also have a portrait dated 1779 (Art Page 117)
This image is now located on Art Page 202
Etienne Vigée - 1765
Black chalk on paper, 8 1/4" x 5 1/8" (21 x 13 cm), private collection
Etienne Vigée. Elisabeth Vigée sketched her brother when she was 10 years old. signed bottom right: E. L. Vigée, and inscribed bottom left: mon frére
This image is now located on Art Page 203
Etienne Vigée - 1772
Black chalk on paper, 12 3/4" x 8 5/8" (32.5 x 21.8 cm), private collection
signed and inscribed at bottom: dessin d'aprés mon frére / E. L. Vigée
This image is now located on Art Page 203

Princess Anna Galitzyna - 1797
Sketch, Black and white chalk on buff paper
11 1/8 x9 1/4 in. (28.2 x 23.4 cm)
Princess Anna Alexandrovna Galitzyna, née Princess Gruzinsky. A small sketch version of the portrait of Princess Galitzyna on (Art Page 18)
This image is now located on Art Page 203
Artist Portrait - 1773
Oil on canvas, 21 7/8 x 18 1/8 in (55.6 x 46 cm)
Private collection
Sold by Christie's on 14 April 2016. The identity of the sitter is unknown.
This image is now located on Art Page 204
Marquis de Choiseul Beaupré - 1775
Oil on canvas
Private collection
Charles Antoine Etienne de Choiseul, Marquise de Choiseul Beaupré. He was born in Petite Anse, Saint Domingue (now Haiti) on 10 July 1739, and died 13 April 1820. His first wife, Louise Raby, died in 1772. His second wife, Francois Elizabeth Marie Joséphe Walsh, had seven children and died in 1793. His parents were Antoine-Nicolas de Choiseul-Beaupré (1716-1760) and Renée Marie Michelle de Beauval.
This image is now located on Art Page 204
Count Tolstoy - 1823
Oil on canvas, 36 1/8 x 28 1/2 in
Private collection
Count Emmanuel Nikolayevich Tolstoy. Signed and dated (lower right): L.E. Vigee Le Brun / 1823. This portrait was exhibited in Paris Salon of 1824. This portrait was also displayed in the 2016 NYC Exhibition at the MET.
This image is now located on Art Page 204
Jeanne Vigée née Maissin - 1774
Pastel
Mme Louis Vigee, nee Jeanne Maissin. The mother of Vigée Le Brun. The portrait is listed in Neil Jeffares Dictionary of pastellists before 1800 (Vigée Le Brun chapter).
This image is now located on Art Page 144
A Woman - 1775
Oil on canvas,
This image is now located on Art Page 144
Princess Maria von Hardig - 1793
Pastel, 18 x 15 1/8 in (45.9 x 38.3 cm)
Private collection
Princess Theresia Maria von Hartig (1785-1830). Signed, inscribed and dated at lower right: L. LeBrun / a Vienne / 1793. Neil Jeffares, Dictionary of Pastellists Before 1800. Sold by Christie's on 31 March 2016.
This image is now located on Art Page 144
Marie Eugenie Rouillé-Ducoudreux - 1775
Oil on canvas,
Detail from a portrait of Marie Eugenie Rouillé-Ducoudreux. Married to Michael Felix Comte de Choiseul-Daillecourt (1759-1815). The portrait was sold on September 18, 2009, at the Hampel Fine Arts Auction, Munich, Germany.
This image is now located on Art Page 112
Isabella Lubomirska - 1793
Oil on canvas
Lviv National Art Gallery. Lviv, Ukraine
View the museum plate. View a detail and alternate image of the portrait. The Museum windows and lighting presented callenges to getting a direct image of the portrait. Images and information provided by Dina Bernardin in Lviv, Ukraine.
This image is now located on Art Page 120
Princess Radziwill - 1801
Pastel, 59 x 42 cm
Princess Frederika Louisa Dorothea Philippine von Hohenzollern, Princess Radziwill.(1770-1836), wife of Prince Anton Heinrich Radziwill (1775-1833). A Prussian Princess, she was the niece of Frederick the Great (Frederick II, lived 1712-86, reigned 1740-86), and cousin of Frederick William II (lived 1744-97, reigned 1786-97) and his son Frederick William III (lived 1770-1840, reigned 1797-1840). She was married at a young age to Prince Radziwill. This 1801 (Berlin) pastel portrait was a study for the 1802 oil painting on Art Page 23. The portrait was sold by Christie's in 1992 The pastel is featured in Neil Jeffares' Dictionary of Pastellists before 1800.
This image is now located on Art Page 23

Madame de Livry - 1775
Pastel
Bernay Musée Municipal, France
Madame de Livry's portrait is listed in Neil Jeffares Dictionary of pastellists before 1800 (Vigée Le Brun chapter).
This image is now located on Art Page 163
Louise Rosalie Dugazon - 1787
Oil on canvas, 147 x 115 cm
Private Collection
Louise Rosalie Dugazon in the role of "Nina" or "The Woman Crazed with Love". "She was the greatest talent the Opera-Comique ever possessed...I think I went to see Nina at least twenty times" - Vigée Le Brun
The Witt Library had identified the sitter as Louise Rosalie Dugazon. We removed an engraving of this portrait in 2006 when we learned it was attributed to Antoine Vester. This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition. Presented as a new attribution.
This image is now located on Art Page 131
Jacques Louis Vézalay - 1775
Oil on canvas, 78.3 x 64.7 cm
Private collection
Jacques Louis Guillaume Bouret de Vézalay.
This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition.
This image is now located on Art Page 105
Compe du Coetlosquet - 1824
Oil on canvas, 75 x 59.5 cm
Private collection, New York
General Charles Yves Cesar Cyr, Compe du Coetlosquet (1783-1837). French military service 1800-1831. This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition.
This image is now located on Art Page 169
Young Woman - 1780-83
Oil on canvas, oval, 54.5 x 45.5 cm
Young Woman expressive figure study.
Previously attributed to Fragonard.
This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition.
Presented as a new attribution.
This image is now located on Art Page 140
The Spanish Concert - 1777
Oil on canvas, 82 x 101 cm
Private Collection.
This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition.
Presented as a new attribution.
This image is now located on Art Page 140
Pierre Louis Dubus - 1776
Oil on canvas, 80 x 65 cm
Paris Musée de la Comédie Francaise
The Actor Pierre Louis Dubus, lmown as Preville in the role of "Mascarille". Previously attributed to Carle van Loo. This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition. Presented as a new attribution.
This image is now located on Art Page 140

Study for Abundance - 1780

Pastel and chalk on paper, 47.9 x 40.5 cm
Private collection
This is a study for the figure of "Abundance" in the painting "Peace Bringing back Abundance - 1780" (Art Page 3). The painting was Vigee Le Brun's admittance piece to the "Academie Royale" in 1783. Vigée Le Brun completed two pastel head studies for this painting. One for "Peace" (Art Page 14) and one for "Abundance". This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition.
This image is now located on Art Page 199

Venus and Juno - 1781
Oil on canvas,
49 x 38.5 cm
Private collection, New York
Venus Presenting her Girdle to Juno.
This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition.
This image is now located on Art Page 199
Countess Pierre de Montesquiou Fezensac - 1780
Pastel on paper mounted on canvas, oval, 70.5 x 55.5 cm
Private collection
Countess Pierre de Montesquiou Fezensac, nee Louise Charlotte Francoise Le Tellier de Lauvois Courtanvaux de Montmirail de Creuzy (1765-1835) This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition (view image and plate).
This image is now located on Art Page 199
Self Portrait - 1801
Pastel on paper, 54 x 31.5
Rouen, Musée BeauxArts
This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition.
This image is now located on Art Page 200
Princess Aniela Radziwillowna - 1801
Pastel on paper mounted on canvas, 42.2 x 32.1 cm
Petit Palais, Paris
Princess Aniela Angelica Radziwillowna, future wife of Prince Konstant Adam Aleksander Tadeusz Czartoryski. Lived 1781-1808, the daughter of Michal Hieronym, Prince Radziwill (1744-1831), Palatin of Wilno, and Helena Radziwill, née Przezdziecka (1753-1821). They had eight children. In 1802 she married Prince Konstantin Adam Aleksander Thaddeusz Czartoryski (1773-1860), son of Prince Adam Czartoryski. View another version of this portrait and one of her mother on Art Page 80. This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition.
This image is now located on Art Page 200
Tatiana Borissovna Potemkina - 1820
Oil on canvas, 108 x 82 cm
Private collection
This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition.
This image is now located on Art Page 200
Comtesse de Mailly - 1783
Oil on canvas, 72 x 58 cm
Comtesse de Mailly, née Blanche Charlotte Marie Félicité de Narnbonne Pelet. This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition.
This image is now located on Art Page 201
Vicomtesse de La Blache - 1774
Oil on canvas, oval, 78 x 62 cm
Private collection
Vicomtesse de La Blache, née Catherine Le Roy de Senneville.
This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition.
This image is now located on Art Page 201
Vicomte de La Blache - 1774
Oil on canvas, oval, 78 x 62 cm
Private collection
Vicomte Jean Falcoz de La Blache.
This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition.
This image is now located on Art Page 201
Countess Potocka - 1776
oil on canvas
Listed by Vigée Le Brun in 1776 as "1 Countess Potocka" in her List of Paintings. View a large version of this image.
This image is now located on Art Page 198

Armand Gaston d'Andlau - 1815
oil on canvas, 78.8 x x55.2 cm
Armand Gaston-F. d'Andlau (1779-1860)
This image is now located on Art Page 198

Michel - 1802
oil on canvas, 18 x 14.75in ( 45.72 x 37.47 cm)
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
View the Dallas Museum of art page.
This image is now located on Art Page 198

Rose Bertin - 177?
oil on canvas, 65 x 54 cm
Rose Bertin was Marie Antoinette's dressmaker and milliner.
The image of Rose Bertin came from London's Witt library. View page from the Audap & Mirabaud November 2014 Auction catalog. The image was first provided by Francis and Martha Kelly of London when this collection was started.
This image is now located on Art Page 196

Mme de Lamballe - 1781
oil on canvas, 81 x 64 cm, oval
View the 2014 sale document.
This image is now located on Art Page 196

Mme Thélusson - ?
oil on canvas
Galerie Charpentier, Paris
Mme Pierre-Germain de Thélusson
Baronne de Thélusson (1769-1852) was born Jeanne Rosalie de Reghat. Her second marriage was to Pierre Germain de Thélusson (1767-1831).Vigée Le Brun did not list this sitter.
This image is now located on Art Page 196

Young Poet Reading -
Drawing, 23.7 x 18.2 cm
Black pencil, brown and grey wash
View detail.
This image is now located on Art Page 197

Young Girl - ?
Drawing
Musee Fabre Montpellier, Languedoc, South France
This image is now located on Art Page 197

Jean-Jacques Bachelier - ?
pastel, 15.2 x 12 in , 38.5 x 30.5 cm.
Monsieur Bachelier, de l'Academie Royale de Peinture
Jean-Jacques Bachelier. Vigée Le Brun did not list this sitter.
This image is now located on Art Page 197

Self Portrait - 1783
Drawing, 48 x 37 cm
Private Collection, New York Self Portrait. Sold on 11 March 2014 at the Hotel de ventes de la Vallée de Montmorency, France
This image is now located on Art Page 50
Louis Philippe, Duc de Orleans-1779
Pastel, 80 x 63 cm, Oval, Pendant
Louvre
Louis-Philippe d'Orléans (1725-1785) , known as "le Gros" (the fat one), the father of Philippe-Egalité and the grandfather of Louis-Philippe, married his mistress Madame de Montesson in 1773 after he lost his wife. But this marriage, finally authorized by Louis XV, remained morganatic and secret since his new wife could not assume the title of Duchess of Orleans. Bio and sale information from The Art Tribune. View a different version of this portrait on Page 105. Note the additional medals. Listed in Neil Jeffares Dictionary of pastellists before 1800.
This image is now located on Art Page 194
Marquise de Montesson - 1779
Pastel, 80 x 63 cm, Oval, Pendant
Louvre
Jeanne Beraud de La Haye, Marquise de Montesson (1738-1806) lived in a mansion on Chaussee d Antin street from 1785. She married the duke of Orleans the father of Philippe duc de Chartres. Mme de Montesson spent time in chateau du Raincy, near Paris. Sale information from The Art Tribune. Listed in Neil Jeffares Dictionary of pastellists before 1800. View additional images of Mme Montesson on Page 159, Page 51 and Page 168 .
This image is now located on Art Page 194
Lady Jane Perceval - 1804
Pastel, 48 x 37.5 cm, 19 x 14.75 in
Born Jane Wilson (1769-1844), she and her older sister Margaretta were courted by the Perceval brothers. Their father approved Margaretta's marriage to Charles Perceval (Lord Arden), a wealthy Member of Parliament and Lord of the Admiralty, but disapproved of the match between Jane and Spencer Perceval, who was a modest barrister. The couple eloped, and by the time Vigée Le Brun met them, Spencer Percival had himself become a Member of Parliament and had been selected Attorney General.He would later rise to become Prime Minister, 1809-12, being assassinated in office. In 1815, Jane married Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Henry Carr, who died in 1821. (Bio from Charles Stein's annotated painting list). The portrait was sold by Sotheby's, Paris on March 25, 2014. It is part of the Vicomtesse de Courval Collection.
This image is now located on Art Page 194

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."
This image is now located on Art Page 195
Madame de Saint Huberty - 1780
oil on canvas
View a pastel version of this portrait on Art Page 75.
View the larger image of this portrait.
This image is now located on Art Page 195
Young Girl - ?
Pastel, 60 x 50 cm
National Museum of Romania
This image is now located on Art Page 195
Mme de Lamoignon - 1776
oil on canvas
Pauline Francoise de Lamoignon de Malesherbes (1758 - 1827), married to Charles Philippe Simon de Montboissier. The inscription says: "Painting by Mlle Vigée, 1776".
This image is now located on Art Page 141

Duchess de la Rouchefoucauld - 1789
oil on canvas, 120 x 95 cm, oval
Alexandrine Charlotte Sophie de Rohan Chabot, Duchesse de La Rochefoucauld (and later Marquise de Castellane). Lived 1763-1839.
View another slightly different copy of this painting on Art Page 121.
From the artist's master painting list - "1 The Duchess de la Rochefoucauld" in 1789.
This image is now located on Art Page 82

Eugénie Tripier Le Franc - ?
Drawing
Brooklyn Museum, New York
This image is now located on Art Page 182

Julie Le Brun with a mirror - 1787
Oil on canvas, 73 x 59.5 cm
Wrightsman Collection
Another different version of Julie with a mirror.
Reference Kimbell Exhibition Catalog Number 25 for more details on the two versions of this portrait. The book, "The Wrightsman Pictures (Pg 248), provides more background.
This image is now located on Art Page 15

Prince Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski - 1793
oil on canvas,100.2 x 77.2 cm
Prince Adam Casimir Czartoryska (1734-1823) was a famous Statesman and candidate to the polish throne (1764) and later Austrian Field Marshal. This is one of two versions of the sitter painted in 1793 in Vienna. In this version he wears a blue cape. The other portrait of the Prince is on Art Page 82. View both portraits of the Prince on the same page. Reference Kimbell Exhibition Catalog Number 39 for more details on the sitter.
This image is now located on Art Page 125
Copy of Self Portrait -1790
Oil on canvas.
102 cm x 83 cm
Private Collection, Texas
This painting was purchased at a Hargesheimer & Gunther auction in Dusseldorf, Germany in March 2012 by a collector. The provenance of this high quality painting is incomplete but it appears to be a second copy of the 1790 Uffizi portrait. Compare this portrait with the original Uffizi portrait. The painting may have spent time in England in the mid 19th century before ending up in Germany.
View details - detail 1, detail 2, detail 3, detail 4, detail 5.
This image is now located on Art Page 6

Yolande Gabrielle Martine, Duchess of Polignac - 1787
oil on canvas, 36 x 29 in, 0.922 x 0.733 m
Versailles
Mme. de Polignac (1749-1793), the wife of the influential Armand Jules Francois Duke de Polignac (1745-1817), was the intimate friend of Marie Antoinette and had charge of the royal children. She was notorious for her extravagance, and was the mistress of the Comte de Vaudreuil. After the fall of the Bastille she was persuaded by Marie Antoinette to flee the country, and died in Vienna, Dec 5, 1793, at the age of 44. Her son, the Prince de Polignac, was later French Ambassador at St. James's. View another version of this painting that appears in the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut. See (Art Page 54). View additional information on this portrait.
Now located at Art Page 193.
Madame Victoire de France - 1791
This portrait which is located in the Ingestre Hall Residential Arts Centre in the Loire Valley of France appears to be a copy of portrait of Princess Marie Louise Therese Victoire on Art Page 42. Vigee Le Brun also painted her sister Princess Adelaide on Art Page 67
Now located at Art Page 193.
Young Woman - ?
The portrait is located at the Ingestre Hall Residential Arts Centre in the Loire Valley of France. Sitter identification is unknown.
Now located at Art Page 193.
The Dancer - 1795-1801
This painting was found in the Russian Journal Starye Gody, Oct 1907. It is listed as the painting named "La danseuse" (The dancer). At the time it was in the collection of Ivan Alexandrovich Vsevolojskoy (1835-1909), the Director of the Imperial Theatres in Russia from 1881 to 1898 and director of the Hermitage from 1899 to his death in 1909.
Now located at Art Page 145.

Princess Maria Theresa-1790
Namest nad Oslavou Castle, Czech Republic
Princess Maria Theresa, later Empress of Austria. The Queen of Naples commissioned this portrait of her eldest daughter, Maria Theresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1772-1807). She married her first cousin, Franz II , Emperor of Germany (1792-1806) and Austria (1806-35). View another portrait of Maria at Conde Chantilly, France (Art Page 37).
Now located at Art Page 155.

A Lady - 1799-1805
Pastel on paper, 30 x 40 cm
Private Collection Switzerland
This pastel has been judged by Sothebys experts to be the work of Vigée Le Brun. This pastel is listed in Neil Jeffares' Dictionary of Pastellists before 1800 (pg 10). This Pastel is very similar to Vigée Le Brun's portraits of Countess Tankerville (1800) and Julie Le Brun (1799).
View the following images of this pastel:
Medium Format - Large Format - Frame off - Frame off Large format
This image is now located on Art Page 113

A Lady - 1789
Oil on canvas, Oval
Musée de Quimper, France
Photo of the oval painting. From Olivier "The clothes and hairstyle allow us to date it: obviously 1789. Maybe Mme de Savigny or Mme Duvernais ?". Oliver is researching the painting.
This image is now located on Art Page 113

A Lady - 1787
Oil on panel
This is believed to be a 1787 copy by Vigee Le Brun of the countess du Barry painted in 1781. View the original on Art Page 43 and another copy at Art Page 138
This image is now located on Art Page 133

Grand Duchess Elisabeth - 1795
oil on canvas, 30-3/4 x 24-3/4"
Chateau de Wolfsgarten
Grand Duchess Elisaveta Alexeevna, later Empress of Russia, consort of Alexander I. Pavlovitch. This original is in the Collection of the Princess of Hesse Darmstadt, Castle of Wolfsgarten. The portrait was a gift to the Grand Duchess's mother the Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt. One copy is in the Musée Fabre, Montpellier(Art Page 44) and another copy is in the Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia(Art Page 48).
This image is now located on Art Page 135

unknown sitter - ?
Thought to be the Princess Tufiakin portrait until May 2010.
Francis Kelly identified the sitter, based on Vigee Le Brun's sad description in Chap. XXIV of her memoirs. Angela Demutskiy identified a new painting that just came up for auction in NYC that is identified as the Princess Tufiakin portrait. See Art Page 61 for new details.
This image is now located on Art Page 185

Mme de Lamballe - 1782
Oil on canvas, 78 x 64 cm
The Princess de Lamballe was best friend of Marie Antoinette. She was born in 1749. She was married to Louis Stanislas, the Prince de Lamballe (1747-68), the brother of Louise Marie Adélaïde de Penthièvre (the future Duchesse de Chartres). She was widowed at the age of 19. The Princess de Lamballe died on 3 Sept 1792 in Paris after she returned from England to help her queen. She was decapitated and her body was lacerated. Her head was mounted in a stick and put in front of the window of the temple where Marie Antoinette and the royal family were imprisoned. Another image of the Princess de Lamballe appears on art page 153 and art page 100 . View the 2011 sale information document.
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Self Portrait - 1791
Oil on canvas, 96.5 x 82.2 cm
Watford Museum, UK
Copy by Vigée Le Brun of her self portrait in the Uffizi Gallery, Frorence on Art Page 6. This paint is in the Watford Museum Collection, UK.. We did not know of this copy of the Uffizi self portrait. The other known copy ( with a different sitter) was painted for the Earl of Bristol by Vigée Le Brun (Art Page 6).
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Marie Antoinette - 1785
Oil on canvas
Konopiste Castle, Czech Republic - ?
This painting is thought to be a copy by Vigée Le Brun of the portrait of the Queen on Art Page 31 that is in a private collection. The paintings are slightly different. Konopiste Castle is 50 km south east of Prague in the town of Konopiste. The castle was the home of Archduke Ferdinand, assassinated in Sarajevo at the onset of World War I.
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Madame Bilibin - 1800
Oil on canvas, 89 x 72 cm
Maria Ivanovna Bilibina née Kusova (11.6.1784-24.12.1848). M.I Kusova, heiress of a merchant of St. Petersbourg, married Yakov Ivanovich Bilibin (14.3.1779-11.7.1854), son of "Big Bilibin" Ivan Kharitonovich, founder of an industrial empire, mayor of the town of Kaluga twice. Her husband Yakov Ivanovich Bilibin is mentioned several times by Tolstoi in the novel "War and Peace". In 1812 he funded the local Kaluga militia that repelled Napolean's Army. Mme Bilibin is the grandmother of the painter and draughtsman Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin, who sold the Hermitage the of works of Dmitry Levitzky. View a larger image of this painting
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Madame de Roissy - 1773
pastel, 50 x 49 cm, 19.6 x 19.3 in
Daughter of Pierre Jean Baptiste Gerbier de Massilaye the famous Paris Lawyer. From Vigée Le Brun's Memoirs - "From the age of fifteen, I had been widely known in high society, I knew our first artists, so I was getting invitations from all sides. I remember very well that I had dinner in town for the first time at the sculptor Le Moine, then in high reputation. He was extremely simple, but had the good taste to bring home a host of famous and distinguished men. . . . From Le Moine, I met Gerbier, a famous lawyer, and his daughter, Mrs. Charles de Gaulle, who was very beautiful, and who was one of the first women whose portrait I painted."
Offered for sale by Sotheby's in Paris on 22nd June 2010.
This image is now located on Art Page 191

Monsieur de Roissy - 1773
pastel, 50 x 49 cm, 19.6 x 19.3 in
This image is now located on Art Page 191

Queen Louise Augusta of Prussia - 1801
pastel
Vigée Le Brun listed two pastels of Queen Louise of Prussia (Berlin 1801). This one is in Castle Dunrobin near Golspie, Scotland. The pastel had been in the possession of George Granville Leveson-Gower, the later 2nd Earl of Sutherland (1786-1861). He was an ardent admirer of the Queen, having met her in Nov. 1806 at Konigsberg.
View an engraving by another artist that seems to be after the castle Dunrobin pastel, though it was reversed and has a different costume.

View the other 1801 pastel on Art Page 43 and the oil painted from that pastel on Art Page 56. Visit the Queen Louise of Prussia page which has been updated with the new pastel from Jana. The story on this page, "My Beautiful Enemy" is my favorite history write ups on this web site. This Queen dared stand up to Napolean in this dangerous period of Europen history. Napolean was obviously captivated.
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Anne Francois de Lastic - 1779
oil on canvas
Chateau de Parentignat
Anne Francois de Lastic (1762-1783)
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Marquise de Lastic - 1779
Pastel on paper mounted on canvas, 71 x 57 cm
Chateau de Parentignac, Puy-de-Dome, Auvergne, France
Anne Louise Hyacinthe Augustine de Montesquiou-Fezensac-Marquise de Lastic. This portrait was displayed in the 2015 Paris Exhibition (view show image and plate). Pendant to the Anne Francois de Lastic portrait above. View a framed B&W image of the pendant portrait with wall plaque, and a color image in the same frame.
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