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The Sweetness of Life - A Biography of Elizabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun

Angelica Goodden

The Sweetness of Life - A Biography of Elizabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun

by Angelica Goodden

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Published by Andre Deutsch .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • 1755-1842,
  • Biography,
  • France,
  • Vigâee-Lebrun, Louise-Elisabeth,,
  • Women painters

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10198160M
    ISBN 100233990216
    ISBN 109780233990217

      Born Ap in Paris, France; Died Ma in Paris. Self Portrait, Marie-Louise-Élisabeth Vigée-LeBrun had a career as lengthy and rich as her complicated name suggests. Born to an artist father (which is a common trend I’m noticing amongst the women I research), Vigée-LeBrun was introduced to painting at a young age. One of the most popular and successful painters of her day, despite her gender. Served as painter to Queen Marie-Antoinette from to

    Meet the painter who shocked the 18th-century French art world. When you hear the name Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, the next name that may come to mind is that of Marie ée Le Brun may have been a self-made artist in a male-dominated world, but that didn't stop her from making waves in the art world in 18th-century France. Vigée Le Brun, Self-Portrait. This is the currently selected item. Goya, And there's nothing to be done (from the Disasters of War) Painting colonial culture: Ingres's La Grand Odalisque. Ingres, La Grande Odalisque. Delacroix, Liberty Leading the People. Delacroix, Liberty Leading the People.

    ELISABETH LOUISE VIGEE LE BRUN () PORTRAIT OF COUNTESS KAGENEK (), AS. Elisabeth-Louise Vigée LeBrun Biography. Elisabeth Louise Vigée-Le Brun (–) was one of the most successful portraitists of 18th century France, gaining renowned in particular for her self-portraits and depictions of courtly women, Queen.   To escape home life, she made a marriage of convenience in with Jean Baptiste Pierre Le Brun (), a painter and prominent art dealer, who wooed Vigée by lending her paintings to copy.


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The Sweetness of Life - A Biography of Elizabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun by Angelica Goodden Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sweetness of Life: A Biography of Elizabeth Louise Le Brun Hardcover – June 1, /5(3). The sweetness of life: a biography of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun. [Angelica Goodden] -- "Born inthe daughter of a portraitist and a former hairdresser, Vigee Le Brun triumphed over institutional prejudice to make a career as Marie-Antoinette's favourite portraitist and the.

Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (also spelt Vigée-Lebrun; French pronunciation: [elizabɛt lwiz viʒe ləbʁœ̃]; 16 April – 30 March ), also known as Madame Le Brun, was a prominent French portrait painter of the late 18th century.

Her artistic style is generally considered part of the aftermath of Rococo with elements of an adopted Neoclassical : Élisabeth Louise Vigée, 16 AprilParis, France. And, in fact, this is exactly the “Louise” constructed for the reader by Goodden in The Sweetness of Life: A Biography of Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun.

Vigee-Lebrun’s extirpated anecdotes about people and places drive Goodden’s narrative, and they are sometimes derogated by the biographer in a fashion that is unintentionally but comically naive. The sweetness of life: a biography of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun by Angelica Goodden (Book) 7 editions published Vigee-Le Brun, Elizabeth-Louise.

Vigée-Le Brun, Louise-Elisabeth. Vigée-Le Brun, Louise Elisabeth Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun () was the daughter of an artist, Louis Vigée. She established herself as a professional painter at the age of fifteen.

InMademoiselle Vigée married a distant nephew of Charles Le Brun, former First Painter of Louis XIV. Paris. Grand Palais, Galeries nationales, Gras Savoye.

"Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun," Septem –Janu New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Vigée Le Brun: Woman Artist in Revolutionary France," February 15–   Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun was born in Paris on Apto Louis and Jeanne (née Maissin) Vigée.

Her father was a successful artist who. Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (French, –) is one of the finest 18th-century French painters and among the most important of all women artists.

An autodidact with exceptional skills as a portraitist, she achieved success in France and Europe during one of the most eventful, turbulent periods in European history. Madame Lebrun brought out her Memoirs at the suggestion of her friend, the Princess Dolgoruki, in The authoress was born inat Paris, where she died in She was the daughter of Louis Vigée, an obscure portrait painter.

Her baptismal name was Marie Louise Élisabeth. The Fabulous Life Of Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Portraitist Of Marie-Antoinette.

2 episodes. 97%. One of the most famous artists of her time, Elisabeth's dramatic life was lived during tumultuous times. Produced by Illegitime Defense. Subtitles available in English. Episodes in. The Sweetness of Life A biography of Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun by Angelica Goodden published by Andre Deutsch Ltd Great Russell Street London WC1B 3LJ.

An excellent biography on the artist. Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun A biography of Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun by Genevieve Haroche-Bouzinac published by Champion Editions, Paris and Geneva   The Memoirs of Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun Paperback – 25 May by Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun (Author), Sian Evans (Translator) out of 5 stars 6 ratings See all formats and editionsReviews: 6.

This vivid autobiography recounts the extraordinary life of Elisabeth Vigee Lebrun (), one of the finest painters of eighteenth-century ed by painters at home and abroad, Vigee Lebrun was one of the few women admitted to the French Academy at a time when a career as an artist was all but restricted to men.4/5(13).

Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun, French painter, one of the most successful women artists (unusually so for her time), especially known for her portraits of women.

She notably painted Marie-Antoinette more than 20 times and made numerous self-portraits. Learn more about Vigee-Lebrun’s life and work. The Sweetness of Life: A Biography of Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun.

London: Andre Deutsch Ltd., This biography is an essential to any person interested in learning about the life of Vigée-Lebrun. This narration follows the life of the most internationally prominent woman portrait painter of her time. Life. - Her traces in Versailles.

Her work. Élisabeth Louise Vigée was the daughter of Louis Vigée, a pastel artist and member of the Académie de Saint-Luc, and his wife Jeanne Maissin, of countryman origin.

Baptised at the church of Saint-Eustache in Paris, at the age of six Élisabeth entered the Trinity Convent School on Rue de Charonne, in the Saint-Antoine district of the capital.

Born in Paris on 16 AprilÉlisabeth Louise Vigée was the daughter of a portraitist and fan painter, Louis Vigée, from whom she received her first instruction. Her mother, Jeanne (née Maissin) (–), was a hairdresser.

Inat the age of five, she entered a. Buy The Memoirs of Elisabeth Vigee-le Brun by Brun, Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le, Evans, S. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Vigée Le Brun's fame was secured in when she was summoned to paint her first portrait of the young Queen Marie Antoinette.

From that point, Vigée Le Brun was the queen's favorite portraitist, creating 30 portraits over the next decade of the ruler who preferred fashion to royal protocol, often causing a scandal in the process.

This book is a perfect companion to the exhibit, though not available there. Rather than buying the hard cover museum catalog, I to find this French publication presenting the paintings, many in open out larger size, and an overview of the artist's life - a perfect remembrance of the exhibit and a fine introduction to Vigee Le s: Goodden, Angelica: The Sweetness of Life – A Biography of Elizabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun, Andre DeutschISBN ; Hauschild, Stephanie: 'Schatten – Farbe – Licht.

Die Porträts von Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Dissertation Freiburgals CD-ROM: Darmstadt Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun French, - Vigée Le Brun, Marie Louise Élisabeth, Vigée-Lebrun, Élisabeth Louise.