Portrait of Corisande de Gramont, 1800 — Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun,

Portrait of Corisande de Gramont

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun


Corisande Armandine Léonie Sophie de Gramont married Charles Augustus, the 5th Earl of Tankerville in 1806. She would have been about 18 years old, likely a few years after she sat for this charming portrait by Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun. A little over 200 years later the portrait would sell for $122,000 USD to a private collector, disappearing from the public view — possibly forever. 

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