1788 Marie-Antoinette by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun (Versailles)

This 1788 Vigée-Lebrun portrait of Marie-Antoinette creates a regal, but subdued image keeping with the needs of the propaganda war raging around her.

Keywords:  1788, Vigée-Lebrun, Marie-Antoinette, Archduchess, Queen, Habsburg family, Bourbon family, French, bouffant coiffure, feathered hat, scoop neckline, fichu, bertha, lace, long tight sleeves, cuffs, tent over-skirt, fur, full skirt, necklace, earrings

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