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Adelaide Labille-Guiard: Artist in the Age of Revolution

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Adelaide Labille-Guiard (1749-1803), a remarkable portraitist, was among the small number of women ever granted membership in the French Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture. Her work was sought out by such diverse figures as the aunts of Louis XVI and the future American president Thomas Jefferson. Yet, unlike her contemporary and fellow Academy member, Elisabeth-Louise Vigee-Le Brun, Labille-Guiard remained in France during the Revolution and participated in the reinvention of the country, its art, and its women. ...

Adelaide Labille-Guiard: Artist in the Age of Revolution 2009, Getty Publications, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9780892369546

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