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The Vicomtesse de Vaudreuil  1785

by Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun

On an oval panel, a young woman poses in front of a landscape. Smiling slightly, she looks candidly out at the viewer. [br] The sitter, Victoire-Pauline de Riquet de Carama, was an aristocrat and her status improved when she married Jean-Louis, Vicomte de Vaudreuil in 1781. The artist Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun emphasized the Vicomtesse's status and refinement by car...
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