Disappointing Vig e Lebrun
is cited as one of the most important female painters of the 18th century so I expected her memoir to cited as one of the most important female painters of the 18th century so I expected her memoir to describe her training techniue and love of art nope This book was nothing than court gossip 75% of the book felt merely like a ecord of compliments bestowed upon Her By Various Courtiers Despite All Of This At Least by various courtiers Despite all of this at least was an easy book to get through It was interesting too to see what daily life was like for an upper class woman of that time Elizabeth Louise Vig e Lebrun 1755 1842 was a prolific French portrait painter to oyalty and the ich AND FAMOUS SHE WAS HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL FROM AN EARLY famous She was highly successful from an early and her portraits became desirable when she was still in her teens By the time she was in her twenties she was painting portraits for ueen Marie Antoinette However we all know what happened to the latter but fortunately Mme Lebrun she was by now married managed to escape from France She left behind her husband but took her young daughter with her After that there is hardly any mention of her husband With the amount of work she did she was able to support herself financially Her travels. La même ville le 30 mars 1842 est une artiste peintre française considérée comme une grande. I don t feel this was the best translation as it was hard
To Read And There Were read and there were grammatical errors Having said that I enjoyed The People from the Sea reading about the life of this famous artist in her own words giving me a glimpse of life some 200 years ago It seally interesting to see how human nature has been the same for centuries but the way people entertained themselves and treated each other has changed uite a bitMadame Lebrun enjoyed independence in a time when most women had very few options She loved what she did for a living was very good at it and was paid well for her work what a concept She got to travel a lot and spent years living in various countries around Europe It s great to ead her descriptions of what life was like in Catherine s Russia and 19th century London Overall a lovely autobiography hey everybody look it s my profile picture say hi I was hoping the memoir of Marie Antoinette s portrait artist would have gone deeper than this Instead of exploring emotions or the tumultuous events of her day or even her painting techniues it was of a journal
"of social engagements which barely kept me turning the pages. Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun née Louise Élisabeth Vigée le "social engagements which barely kept me turning the pages. Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun née Louise Élisabeth Vigée barely kept me turning the pages. Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun née Louise Élisabeth Vigée avril 1755 à Paris et morte dans. .
First took her to Italy
where she visited various cities she visited various cities but she visited other cities such as Vienna and before leaving for RussiaShe settled in St Petersburg for a considerable period of time where she lived during the eign of both Catherine the Great and the Emperor Paul Once again she uickly established herself as portrait painter to oyalty She emained in Russia until after the murder of PaulInitially Mr. Majeika and the Dinner Lady and Mr. Majeika and the Music Teacher returning briefly to France she went to live in England for a while She found English customs very odd but got used to it after a while Finally sheeturned to France on a permanent basisThere are some interesting tidbits in the book but overall it didn t Twilight of the Idols really hold my interest as some of the content descended into little than celebrity gossip What was interesting was the mention of events from someone who actually lived at the time albeit from someone who viewed the world from a perch of privilegeThere are 18 pages of her works listed at the end of the book and there are several black and whiteeproductions of her portraitsSelf portrait of Mme Vig e Lebrun and her daughterPortrait of Lady Emma Hamilto. Portraitiste de son temps Elle a pu être comparée à uentin de La Tour ou Jean Baptiste Greuze. .
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Disappointing Vig e Lebrun