Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (Paris 1755-1842)
Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (Paris 1755-1842)

Portrait of Princess Golitzyna, née Grouzinskaya

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Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (Paris 1755-1842)
Portrait of Princess Golitzyna, née Grouzinskaya
with inscription on column at left 'a.E.V. Lebrun'
black and white chalk, stumping, on buff paper, the corners cut in an arched shape, watermark armorial device
11 1/8 x 9¼ in. (28.2 x 23.4 cm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 1 July 1988, lot 22.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.

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Lot Essay

A study for Vigée-Le Brun’s painted portrait of the princess now in the Baltimore Museum of Art (Fig. 1; exh. cat. Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun 1755-1842, Paris, Grand Palais and elsewhere, 2015-16, no. 128). Anna Alexandrovna Golitsyna (1763-1842), a daughter of the Tsarevitch of Georgia, had married in 1790 Prince Boris Andreivitch Golitsyne with whom she had eight children.

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