|Vigée Lebrun (1755 - 1842)
autoportrait at 26 (1781)
Q1 : What profession did her father have? (Louis Vigée, 1715 - 1808)
a wine merchant
b portrait painter
Q2 :What profession did Jean-Baptiste Lebrun (1748 - 1813) whom she married in 1776 ?
a gallery owner and art critic
c General in the King's army
Portrait de Madame Vigee Le Brun par Adele Romany (1769-1846)
Q3 : Who taught her to paint?
b her father
c her husband
Q4 : For which works was she soon famous?
a her still lifes
b her landscapes
c her portraits
Q5 : What was the name of the queen (above) whom she often painted alone or with her children?
Q6 : Why did she leave France at 12 years old?
a to visit Europe
b to get married
c because of the revolution
autoportrait de l'artiste avec sa fille
Q7 : What was Vigée-Lebrun's first name ?
Q8 : Where was she admitted in 1783 (something very rare for women of her time) ?
a Fine Arts Academy
b Science Academy
c French Academy
Q9 : What is the name of her daughter, whom she represented in many paintings?
Q10 : Who is represented in this painting?
a Bacchus and Ariadne
b Mercury and Europe
c Zeus and Io
Post Cards of Vigée Lebrun page réalisée sur une idée de
translation: jcsatterlee 12/30/2002