28 avril 2019

Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun, Portrait of Madame du Barry (1743-1793), three-quarter-length, seated in a landscape

Lot 33. Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun (Paris 1755-1842), Portrait of Madame du Barry (1743-1793), three-quarter-length, seated in a landscape, oil on canvas, 51 3/8 x 38 ½ in. (130.4 x 97.8 cm.) Estimate USD 1,000,000 - USD 2,000,000. Price realised USD 975,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Provenance: The sitter, by whom commissioned at the old Château de Louveciennes in summer 1789, but left unfinished and presumably entrusted toLouis Hercule Timoléon de Cossé (1734-1792), Duc de Brissac, and... [Lire la suite]