MArie-Victoire Lemoine (1754-1820). [Portrait property of Ball State University]. Born in Paris and may have been a student of Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun. Her painting Atelier of a Painter is probably a portrait of Vigee-Lebrun. Lemoine was a portraitist and miniaturist who was part of a generation of women who were able to enjoyed considerable success as professional artists. Lemoine's career spanned the periods both before and after the French revolution.