Souvenirs de Madame Louise Élisabeth Vigée Lebrun Tomes 12 3 E–pub/E–book


The thing to note here is that Vigee Lebrun s autobiography reads exactly like a book written by an upper class woman from the turn of the 18th century If you re looking for some ripping epic this is not the book for you instead it is almost a social log recording Vigee Lebrun s experiences and relationships She writes extensively about her friends and high society admirers and of the scenery and customs of the places she traveled to She writes very little about her husband with whom she had a distinctly troubled relationship or about He I Found It I found it although was hindered just a bit by the translation which seemed to be stilted at times and inaccurate at others With our modern worldview we often assume that all women of previous centuries were downtrodden and uncelebrated This may be true for many but was certainly not the case for Vigee LeBrun She was an incredibly successful portrait artist in 18th century France and fame followed her throughout Europe She was not the only feminine success found within these pages she wasted no opportunity to mention other famous and infamous women of her day pointing out their accomplishments and accolades Among them were other artists authors poets musicians composers actresses and politicians She herself hobnobbed with just about every royal other artists authors poets musicians composers actresses and politicians She herself hobnobbed with just about every royal in Europe and her memoirs were as much about them as they were about herself She also traveled extensively memoirs were as much about them as they were about herself She also traveled extensively the feat for a woman in that time and place or so one would think One reminder that women didn t have uite the independence they desired was that her husband and stepfather managed her financial affairs without any input from her To our modern sensibilities it seems cruel that every franc she earned for her art went straight to her husband Until she left him that is Then she lived as independently as any woman might desire I did like her descriptions of certain scenes definitely written with an artist s eye You could almost place yourself in the ballroom or on the banks of a river After viewing Elizabeth Vigee Lebrun s retrospective show in Paris last fall I was determined to learn about this woman painter She was born to a middle class family in France Through sheer will and Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun née Louise Élisabeth Vigée le 16 avril 1755 à Paris et morte dans. Souvenirs de Madame Louise Élisabeth Vigée Lebrun Tomes 12 3

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Self financially Her travels first took her to Italy where she visited various Cities But She Also but she also other cities such as Vienna and Prague before leaving for RussiaShe settled in St Petersburg for a considerable period of time where she lived during the reign of both Catherine the Great and the Emperor Paul Once again she uickly established herself as portrait painter to royalty She remained in Russia until after the murder of PaulInitially returning briefly to France she went to live in England For A While for a while found English customs very odd but ot used to it after a while Finally she returned to France on a permanent basisThere are some interesting tidbits in the book but overall it didn t are some interesting tidbits in the book but overall it didn t hold my interest as some of the content descended into little than celebrity ossip What was interesting was the mention of events from someone who actually lived at the time albeit from someone who viewed the world from a perch of privilegeThere are 18 pages of her works listed at the end of the book and there are several black and white reproductions of her portraitsSelf portrait of Mme Vig e Lebrun and her daughterPortrait of Lady Emma Hamilton Disappointing Vig e Lebrun is cited as one of the most important female painters of the 18th century so I expected her memoir to extensively describe her training techniue and love of art nope This book was nothing than court The New Song: For the Sunday School, Societies of Christian Endeavor, and Other Religious Exercises (Classic Reprint) gossip 75% of the book felt merely like a record of compliments bestowed upon her by various courtiers Despite all of this at least it was an easy book toet through It was interesting too to see what daily life was like for an upper class woman of that time I was hoping the memoir of Marie Antoinette s portrait artist would have Riding Hard gone deeper than this Instead of exploring emotions or the tumultuous events of her day or even her painting techniues it was of a journal of social engagements which barely kept me turning the pages hey everybody look it s my profile picture say hi I don t feel this was the best translation as it was hard to read and there were somerammatical errors Having said that I enjoyed reading about the life of this famous artist in her own words Arabian Challenge giving me alimpse of life some 200 years ago Portraitiste de son temps Elle a pu être comparée à uentin de La Tour ou Jean Baptiste Greuze. ,
Etermination she became a successful painter in a man s world Her portraits of Marie Antoinette alone uarantee her place in historyLebrun s memoirs of Marie Antoinette alone uarantee her place in historyLebrun s memoirs delicious She describes life in a breezy chatty way with an eye toward telling the reader about the secrets of the rich and famous We read about food fashion parties and travel Especially amusing are her comments about the other women of the time For example Lebrun savages Emma Lyon mistress of Lord Nelson I had to ask myself why Is it because Lyon went from rags to riches using her beauty to lure men Was Elizabeth Lebrun being loyal to the noble wives that comprised her customer baseSo fabulous that this woman had the power of her talent to lead her through Europe woman had the power of her talent to lead her through Europe Russia making enough in fees to live well I loved this bookI must thank the community of volunteers who digitized this book How wonderful we can read this book for free I love lebrun I m also certain she was Der Verlorene Koffer: A Graded Reader for Beginning Students gay or bisexual She explains how she wasn t attracted to her husband at all and that she was doubting their wedding and when it comes to sitters she laments for paragraphs on the beauty of her female sitters but never elaborates on the men What a woman Overall very charming She played the networkingame the way it was played then and she was ILLERAMMA Kathalu good at it so there s a lot of name dropping She threw her lot with the aristocracy and oneets the sense that for her only people with titles are real people A very vivid picture of the era and the manners though A very humane view of the upper classes in the middle of the seismic changes of the French Revolution Elizabeth Louise Vig e Lebrun 1755 1842 was a prolific French portrait painter to royalty and the #rich and famous She was highly successful from an early age and her portraits became desirable # and famous She was highly successful from an early age and her portraits became desirable she was still in her teens By the time she was in her twenties she was painting portraits for ueen Marie Antoinette However we all know what happened to the latter but fortunately Mme Lebrun she was by now married managed to escape from France She left behind her husband but took her young daughter with her After that there is hardly any mention of her husband With the amount of work she did she was able to support her. La même ville le 30 mars 1842 est une artiste peintre française considérée comme une rande. ,


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    Souvenirs de Madame Louise Élisabeth Vigée Lebrun Tomes 12 3 E–pub/E–book Overall very charming She played the networking game the way it was played then and she was good at it so there's a lot of name dropping She threw her lot with the aristocracy and one gets the sense that for her only people with titles are real people A very vivid picture of the era and the manners though A very humane view of the upper classes in the middle of the seismic changes of the French Revolution

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    Souvenirs de Madame Louise Élisabeth Vigée Lebrun Tomes 12 3 E–pub/E–book I don't feel this was the best translation as it was hard to read and there were some grammatical errors Having said that I enjoyed reading about the life of this famous artist in her own words giving me a glimpse of life some 200 years ago It's really interesting to see how human nature has been the same for centuries but the way

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