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Anne Vallayer-Coster

 (1744 - 1818)
Anne Vallayer-Coster was active/lived in France.  Anne VallayerCoster is known for portrait, nature morte painting.

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Anne Vallayer-Coster


With Vigée Le Brun and Adélaide Labille-Guiard, Anne Vallayer-Coster was among the most celebrated and successful female painters in France in the years leading up to the Revolution and, with Chardin and Oudry, indisputably one of the finest still life painters of the era.  The daughter of a goldsmith who worked for the Gobelins tapestry manufacturer, she grew up in artistic circles, but is not known to have had either a teacher or an official patron.  Nevertheless, she was unanimously accepted into the Académie royale in 1770 with the submission of a pair of ambitious still lifes, The Attributes of Painting and The Allegory of Music (both Louvre, Paris).  Remarks from the painter Johann-George W  ...  Displaying 750 of 2719 characters.



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About  Anne Vallayer-Coster

Born:  1744
Died:   1818
Known for:  portrait, nature morte painting