Elisabeth Louise Vigee-Lebrun
(1755 - 1842)
Elisabeth Louise Vigee-Lebrun was active/lived in France, Europe. Elisabeth VigeeLebrun is known for portrait painting, royal court artist.
"Self Portrait with Daughter"
Biography Elisabeth Louise Vigee-Lebrun
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Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun was one of the most famous painters during her time. During her eighty seven-year life, which spanned from 1755-1842, she created well over 600 pieces of artwork. In a time period where it was uncommon to be a female artist, Marie-Louise Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun put her best effort forth to overcome this adversity. Women painters were not recognized nearly as much as men painters, but Vigée-Lebrun's artwork had its own uniqueness that distinguished her artwork apart from others. She not only had to overcome the adversity of being a woman, but also had to escape the turmoil of the French Revolution. These were among some of the constant controversies she endured throughout her l
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