Princess Elisabeth de Bourbon, Princess of France, 'Madame Elizabeth' (1764-1794)

manner of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (Paris 1755 – Paris 1842)
National Trust Inventory Number 766124

Category Paintings
Date 1775 - 1869
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 787 x 629 mm (31 x 24 3/4 in)
Place of origin
Collection Cliveden Estate, Buckinghamshire
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas (oval), Princess Elisabeth de Bourbon, Princess of France, 'Madame Elizabeth' (1764-1794), manner of Elisabeth Louise Vigée-LeBrun (Paris 1755 – Paris 1842). An oval half-length portrait of a young woman, turned slightly to the right, gazing at the spectator, her right arm resting on a stone pedestal on the left and her right hand holding a wreath of flowers, she is wearing a white dress with blue waist-sash. Her hair piled up and hanging down her back, dressed with flowers, a filmy veil falls from the back of her head.

Provenance

Marquis du Blaisel; his sale, Paris, 16 March 1870, lot 75; James Price; his sale, Christie’s, 1 June 1895, lot 45; presented to the National Trust, with the house and grounds, by Waldorf, 2nd Viscount Astor (1879-1952) in 1942

Makers and roles

manner of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (Paris 1755 – Paris 1842), artist

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Category Paintings (12624)
Collection Cliveden Estate, Buckinghamshire (897)
Periods 18th century (85299)
19th century (166381)
Maker Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (Paris 1755 – Paris 1842) (19)
Subjects Princess Elisabeth de Bourbon, Princess of France, 'Madame Elizabeth' (1764-1794) (2)
Object Type Oil painting (11759)

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