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VIGÉE LE BRUN, Louise-Élisabeth (1755 - 1842), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
VIGÉE LE BRUN, Louise-Élisabeth (1755 - 1842), Painter, pastellist

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French, 18th – 19th century, female.

Born 16 April 1755, in Paris; died 30 March 1842, in Paris.

Painter, pastellist. Allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

[not available online]Louise-Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun's father was the portrait painter Louis Vigée, who taught at the Académie de St-Luc, but he died when she was twelve years old, and her teachers were Davesne and Doyen de Briard. It was

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