This is a series begun in 2004 while living in Charleston, SC. My friend, a womens history professor, got me thinking about historical biases and I began to consider the fallacies that lay before me. What"s up with those people painted on ivory...
Monday, January 26, 2015
Elisabeth Louise Vigee-Lebrun (1755-1842)
From a self portrait. Elisabeth was one of the best known and most fashionable portraitist in 18th century France; her clients included the Queen Marie Antionette, whose portrait she painted 30 times. Sold.