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Joseph Vernet

Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun French

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The celebrated landscape and marine painter Joseph Vernet (1714–1789) encouraged Vigée to "paint as much as you can from nature." She was twenty-three when her mentor sat for this sympathetic if formal portrayal.

Joseph Vernet, Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (French, Paris 1755–1842 Paris), Oil on canvas

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