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Madame du Berry, c. 1780's, by Elizabeth Vigee Lebrun ( the original of an often copied portrait)

Madame du Berry, c. 1780's, by Elizabeth Vigee Lebrun ( the original of an often copied portrait)

Claude Bornet  An Elderly Lady in a Mauve Silk Dress, 1767  National Portrait Gallery DC  2001.21.1

Claude Bornet An Elderly Lady in a Mauve Silk Dress, 1767 National Portrait Gallery DC 2001.21.1

Yolande Martine Gabrielle de Polastron, Duchess of Polignac (8 September 1749 – 9 December 1793) was the favourite of Marie Antoinette, whom she first met when she was presented at the Palace of Versailles in 1775, the year after Marie Antoinette became the Queen of France. She was considered one of the great beauties of pre-Revolutionary high society, but her extravagance and exclusivity earned her many enemies.

Yolande Martine Gabrielle de Polastron, Duchess of Polignac (8 September 1749 – 9 December 1793) was the favourite of Marie Antoinette, whom she first met when she was presented at the Palace of Versailles in 1775, the year after Marie Antoinette became the Queen of France. She was considered one of the great beauties of pre-Revolutionary high society, but her extravagance and exclusivity earned her many enemies.

1785 Portrait of Victoire Pauline de Riquet de Caraman (1764-1834), wife of Jean Louis, Vicomte de Vaudreuil (1763-1816) by Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (16 April 1755 – 30 March 1842), the most important female painter of the 18th century and court painter to Queen Marie Antoinette.

1785 Portrait of Victoire Pauline de Riquet de Caraman (1764-1834), wife of Jean Louis, Vicomte de Vaudreuil (1763-1816) by Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (16 April 1755 – 30 March 1842), the most important female painter of the 18th century and court painter to Queen Marie Antoinette.

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