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MARIE LOUISE (1791 - 1847), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARIE LOUISE (1791 - 1847), Painter

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French, 19th century, female.

Born 21 December 1791, in Vienna; died 18 December 1847, in Parma.

Painter. Genre scenes.

She was the daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor Francis II and the wife of Napoleon I from 1 April 1810. She was the student of Prud'hon and of Isabey. It is also possible that the Innocence (in the museum at Besançon) was in reality a sketch

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