Extra Credit 2C - Extra Credit Assignment The work of art that most impresses me this quarter is Elisabeth-Louise Vigee-Lebrun SelfPortraits 1790

Extra Credit 2C - Extra Credit Assignment The work of art...

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Extra Credit Assignment The work of art that most impresses me this quarter is “Elisabeth-Louise Vigee-Lebrun, Self- Portraits, 1790”. Elisabeth-Louise Vigee-Lebrun is one of the most famous female painters in art history, and she also got into the Academie Royale de Peinture et de Scuppture which was only four females got acceptance, and Vigee-Lebrun is one of them. I like her painting “Elisabeth-Louise Vigee-Lebrun, Self- Portraits, 1790” because she showed her characteristics on this self-painting which are talented and beautiful. In this painting, Vigee-Lebrun was looking straight at the viewers, and the right hand was holding the brush and the left hand was holding more brushes and palette. However, the position of the left hand was more close to the audiences. I think in this painting, Elisabeth-Louise Vigee-Lebrun’s self- portrait, has shown the status of women. It is because in the past art world, female artists did not get attention. Nevertheless, the queen of France has put Elisabeth-Louise Vigee-Lebrun into important

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