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Author Vigée-Lebrun, Louise-Elisabeth, 1755-1842, artist.

Title Vigée Le Brun / Joseph Baillio, Katharine Baetjer, Paul Lang ; contributions by Ekaterina Deryabina, Gwenola Firmin, Stéphane Guégan, Anabelle Kienle Poka, Xavier Salmon, Anna Sulimova.

Publication Info. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, [2016]
New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press


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Description x, 278 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map, portraits ; 28 cm
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Note The French catalog, "Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun", under the direction of Joseph Baillio and Xavier Salmon was published in 2015 for the Paris venue, includes some different essays, and different entries for exhibited works. The Canadian catalog, entitled "Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun", by Joseph Baillio, Katharine Baetjer, and Paul Lang, and contributions by Ekaterina Deryabina, Gwenola Firmin, Stéphane Guégan, Anabelle Kienle Poka, Xavier Salmon and Anna Sulimova was published in 2016.
Translations from French and Russian texts.
Catalog of the exhibition "Vigée le Brun: woman artist in revolutionary France" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from February 15-May 15, 2016 and at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, from June 10-September 11, 2016 (entitled "Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842): the portraitist to Maríe Antoinette"); a related exhibition (entitled "Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun") was held at the Grand Palais, Galeries nationales, Paris from September 23, 2015-January 11, 2016. The North American venues exhibited different works by the artist.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-272) and index.
Contents Lenders to the exhibition -- Directors' foreword / Thomas P. Campbell and Marc Mayer -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors to the catalogue -- The artistic and social odyssey of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun / Joseph Baillio -- The women of the French Royal Academy / Katharine Baetjer -- Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun and the European spirit / Paul Lang -- Catalogue -- Map of the travels of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun -- Chronology of the life of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun.
Subject Vigée-Lebrun, Louise-Elisabeth, 1755-1842 -- Exhibitions.
Portrait painting, French -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.
Portrait painting, French -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Painting, French -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.
Painting, French -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Portrait painters -- France -- Exhibitions.
Women painters -- France -- History -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Vigée-Lebrun, Louise-Elisabeth, 1755-1842. Paintings. Selections.
Baillio, Joseph, author.
Baetjer, Katharine, author.
Lang, Paul, 1958- author.
Deryabina, Ekaterina, contributor.
Firmin, Gwenola, 1970- contributor.
Guégan, Stéphane, contributor.
Poka, Anabelle Kienle, contributor.
Salmon, Xavier, contributor.
Sulimova, Anna, contributor.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), issuing body, host institution.
Galeries nationales du Grand Palais (France), host institution.
National Gallery of Canada, host institution.
Note Exhibition title: Vigée le Brun : woman artist in revolutionary France
ISBN 1588395812 hardcover
9781588395818 hardcover
Standard No. 9781588395818

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