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LABILLE-GUIARD, Adélaïde (1749 - 1803), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LABILLE-GUIARD, Adélaïde (1749 - 1803), Painter, pastellist

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French, 18th century, female.

Born 11 April 1749, in Paris; died 24 April 1803, in Paris.

Painter, pastellist. Portraits.

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard was a student of François-Élie Vincent, the miniaturist painter. By 1770, several pastel portraits had already gained her entry to the Académie St-Luc. On the advice of Maurice Quentin de Latour, she undertook more substantial works. In 1782, in support of membership in the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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