ca. 1778 Marie-Antoinette by Elisabeth-Louise Vigee-Lebrun (location unknown to gogm)

Reunion des Musees Nationaux has an image for an almost identical Vigee-Lebrun portrait at Versailles.

The court attire worn by Marie-Antoinette in this 1778 Vigee-Lebrun portrait is remarkable for the paucity of jewelry.

Keywords:  1778, Vigee-Lebrun, Marie-Antoinette, Archduchess, Queen, Habsburg family, Bourbon family, French, long high straight coiffure, jeweled feathered headdress, bateau neckline, bows, modesty piece-bertha, elbow length close sleeves, forward-back flared engageantes, lace, revers, ruching, stomacher, vee waistline, panniers, over-skirt, ruffles, train, neck band, regalia


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