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Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun

Four landscapes: A) Landscape with a River Crossing a Valley; B) Landscape with a Steepled Church; C) Landscape with a Tree on the Edge of a Waterway; D) Landscape with Bushes and Shrubs

Auction Closed

January 31, 03:58 PM GMT

Estimate

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun

Paris 1755 - 1842

Four landscapes:

A) Landscape with a River Crossing a Valley;

B) Landscape with a Steepled Church;

C) Landscape with a Tree on the Edge of a Waterway;

D) Landscape with Bushes and Shrubs


All pastel on blue or beige paper

A) 139 by 166 mm; 5 ½ by 6 ½ in.

B) 138 by 164 mm; 5 ⅜ by 6 ⅜ in.

C) 141 by 166 mm; 5 ⅝ by 6 ½ in.

D) 138 by 168 mm; 5 ⅜ by 6 ⅝ in.

With Guillaume Duchemin, by 1997;

with Galerie Hubert Duchemin, Paris, by 2012,

Private collection

N. Jeffares, "Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun," in Dictionary of Pastellists before 1800, London 2006, online edition [http://www.pastellists.com/Articles/VigeeLeBrun.pdf], accessed 31 May 2023, cat. nos. J.76.57, J.76.572, J.76.566, J.76.568, reproduced.

J. Baillio and X. Salmon, Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, exh. cat., Paris 2015, pp. 324, 362, cat. nos. 153-6, all reproduced p. 325