Feb 8 Mon 10am-Noon Vigée Le Brun: Woman Artist in Revolutionary France (Feb 15-May 15)

Succulent and sensitive flower of art and beauty – – Vigee de Brun Feb 8 Mon

Vigée Le Brun: Woman Artist in
Revolutionary France

February 15–May 15, 2016

Exhibition Location: Special Exhibition Gallery, first floor, Gallery 199
Press Preview: Monday, February 8, 10:00 a.m.-noon

Is the art of Vigee Le Brun as beautiful as she was? The Met will show us

Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842) is one of the finest 18th-century French painters and among the most important of all women artists. An autodidact with exceptional skills as a portraitist, she achieved success in France and abroad during one of the most eventful, turbulent periods in European history.

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