At 15 Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun was painting the aristocracy, in her 20s she was the favoured painter of Marie Antoinette, and by her 30s she was fleeing the French Revolution. Learn more about this 18th century portrait painter with associate Curator, Francesca Whitlum-Cooper.

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Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun: Painting royalty, fleeing revolution
By: The National Gallery