VIGÉE-LEBRUN, Élisabeth
(b. 1755, Paris, d. 1842, Paris)

The Duchess of Caderousse

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Oil oncanvas, 105 x 76 cm
Private collection

This portrait shows the Duchess of Caderousse, posed simply in the costume of a countrywoman. It was painted by Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, the favourite portrait painter of Queen Marie-Antoinette.