Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun

Madame d'Aguesseau de Fresnes



Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun - Madame d'Aguesseau de Fresnes

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 464
Philip Conisbee, French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, Washington; Princeton, N.J., 2009, nr. 94


Provenance

Presumably the collection of the sitter and her family
possibly with Ferol, Paris, c. 1850
Mrs. Stephen Lyne-Stephens (1813-1894, née Yolande-Marie-Louise Duvernay), Lynford Hall, Norfolk, Upper Grove House, Roehampton, and Paris
her estate sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 9-11 and 13-17 May 1895, 3rd day (May 11), nr. 360, sold for 2,250 guineas
with Thos. Agnew and Sons, Ltd., London
sold 13 May 1895 to J. Pierpont Morgan I (1837-1913), London
consigned July 1943 by the Morgan estate to M. Knoedler & Co., New York
sold October 1943 to Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York
purchased 3 January 1944 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York
gift 1946 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1946.7.16

Other works by Elisabeth-Louise Vigee-Lebrun


Elisabeth-Louise Vigee-Lebrun Empress Marie Antoinette, Queen of France
Empress Marie Antoinette, Queen of France
1778

Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun Julie Le Brun Holding a Mirror
Julie Le Brun Holding a Mirror

Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun The Marquise de Pezay, and the Marquise de Rougé with Her Sons
The Marquise de Pezay, and the Marquise de Rougé with Her Sons
1787

Elisabeth-Louise Vigee-Lebrun Self-Portrait
Self-Portrait
c. 1781

Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun
Madame d'Aguesseau de Fresnes
1789
107 x 83 cm
Oil on panel
Signed and dated upper right: Mde Le Brun / 1789.
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Samuel H. Kress Collection