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Notes

  • The French catalog, "Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun", under the direction of Joseph Baillio and Xavier Salmon was published in 2015 for the Paris venue, includes some different essays, and different entries for exhibited works. The Canadian catalog, entitled "Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun", by Joseph Baillio, Katharine Baetjer, and Paul Lang, and contributions by Ekaterina Deryabina, Gwenola Firmin, Stéphane Guégan, Anabelle Kienle Poňka, Xavier Salmon and Anna Sulimova was published in 2016.
  • Translations from French and Russian texts.
  • Catalog of the exhibition "Vigée le Brun: woman artist in revolutionary France" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from February 15-May 15, 2016 and at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, from June 10-September 11, 2016 (entitled "Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842): the portraitist to Maríe Antoinette"); a related exhibition (entitled "Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun") was held at the Grand Palais, Galeries nationales, Paris from September 23, 2015-January 11, 2016. The North American venues exhibited different works by the artist.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-272) and index.

Contents

  • Lenders to the exhibition -- Directors' foreword / Thomas P. Campbell and Marc Mayer -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors to the catalogue -- The artistic and social odyssey of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun / Joseph Baillio -- The women of the French Royal Academy / Katharine Baetjer -- Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun and the European spirit / Paul Lang -- Catalogue -- Map of the travels of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun -- Chronology of the life of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun
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