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Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun

Portrait of Corisande de Gramont

Portrait of Corisande de Gramont, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun
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45.8 cmPortrait of Corisande de Gramont scale comparison33.6 cm
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Portrait of Corisande de Gramont is a Neoclassical Pastel Painting created by Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun in c.1800. It lives in a private collection. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Portraits and Girls. SourceDownload

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This young woman is Corisande Armandine Léonie Sophie de Gramont. Corisande would have been around 18 years old when she sat for this this quiet, charming portrait by by Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun. A few years later Corisande married Charles Augustus, the 5th Earl of Tankerville in 1806, and a little over 200 years after that the portrait sold for $122,000 USD to a private collector.

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