Portrait of Princess Belozersky

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1798

Portrait of Princess Belozersky, 1798 — Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun,

Élisabeth Vigée-LeBrun always made sure you looked good, and in this portrait of the Russian princess Belozersky, LeBrun downplays the wealth of her station — describing an approachable, simply-dressed, almost child-like 26 year old princess.

Submitted by Reed Enger

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