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@classicartbeauty

classicartbeauty
Hard to believe nowadays, but this portrait once caused a huge scandal.

The reason for this was that the lady on this painting is Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, and this kind of outfit was deemed too informal for a royalty. In addition to that the Queen was blamed for choosing to be shown this way, which added to the general dissatisfaction with her behaviour.

The Queen herself made such a choice because she wanted to be shown as herself, not as her a queen.

The painter who could meet her desires was Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, and this was also not the only scandal associated with the informality of her works.

Nevertheless, Vigée Le Brun was only one of 15 women accepted as members of the  Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture (Royal Academy of painting and sculpture). Surprisingly enough, the French Revolution didn't in fact bring much of the
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Hard to believe nowadays, but this portrait once caused a huge scandal.

the reason for this was that the lady on this painting is marie antoinette, queen of france, and this kind of outfit was deemed too informal for a royalty. in addition to that the queen was blamed for choosing to be shown this way, which added to the general dissatisfaction with her behaviour.

the queen herself made such a choice because she wanted to be shown as herself, not as her a queen.

the painter who could meet her desires was élisabeth vigée le brun, and this was also not the only scandal associated with the informality of her works.

nevertheless, vigée le brun was only one of 15 women accepted as members of the académie royale de peinture et de sculpture (royal academy of painting and sculpture). surprisingly enough, the french revolution didn't in fact bring much of the "egalite" for women, as after it all female academicians were abolished.

marie antoinette in a muslin dress by élisabeth vigée le brun, 1783, at the collection of the wolfsgarten castle (schloss wolfsgarten), langen, hessen, germany.

#art #beauty #classicart #classicbeauty #classicartbeauty #classicartfrance #frenchart #artfrançais #historyofbeauty #portraitofalady #ladyinwhite #femaleportrait #neoclassicism #18c #18cart #marieantoinette #élisabethvigéelebrun #royalpainter #courtpainter #arte #frenchroyalty #portraitofaqueen #ladyinahat

@sickartista

sickartista
2017.
#art#artist#artista#artistagram#drawing#drawings#sketch#colors#tumblr#lgbt#inkoctober#artistoninstagram#artsy#arte#artwork#arts#artlovers#dibujos#dibujo#colores#arte#arterapido
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2017.
#art#artist#artista#artistagram#drawing#drawings#sketch#colors#tumblr#lgbt#inkoctober#artistoninstagram#artsy#arte#artwork#arts#artlovers#dibujos#dibujo#colores#arte#arterapido

@fleur_de_la_chimie

fleur_de_la_chimie
#l4like#l4f#liketime#likeforlikes#like4likes#likeforfollow#lifequotes#life#likeforfollow#liked#like4follow#lake#followforfollowback#follow4followback#instagram#love#look#photo#art#art🎨#artist#arts#arte
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#l4like#l4f#liketime#likeforlikes#like4likes#likeforfollow#lifequotes#life#likeforfollow#liked#like4follow#lake#followforfollowback#follow4followback#instagram#love#look#photo#art#art🎨#artist#arts#arte

@art.loves.here

art.loves.here
Acrylic on art block; very therapeutic slashing the media! applied and textured with palette knife 🖤. #acrylicart #artistsoninstagram #texturedartwork #artistsofinstagram #mixedmedia #contemporaryart #artwork #arte
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Acrylic on art block; very therapeutic slashing the media! applied and textured with palette knife 🖤. #acrylicart #artistsoninstagram #texturedartwork #artistsofinstagram #mixedmedia #contemporaryart #artwork #arte

@arslanhdr

arslanhdr
La #Passeggiata, 1917-1918, #SanPietroburgo #museodiocesano StatoRusso #MarcChagall #art #arte #paint #painting
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La #passeggiata, 1917-1918, #sanpietroburgo #museodiocesano statorusso #marcchagall #art #arte #paint #painting

@carmen_reviriego

carmen_reviriego
Contemplamos una misma obra y no vemos lo mismo. Ver no es creer, es someter a juicio. #art #arte #arteparavivirmejor #cecilybrown #calliaart @fundacioncallia
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Contemplamos una misma obra y no vemos lo mismo. ver no es creer, es someter a juicio. #art #arte #arteparavivirmejor #cecilybrown #calliaart @fundacioncallia

@artfashionist_

artfashionist_
🌟... Някои хора ще се доближават до Вас, провлечени от сиянието ви... Други ще Ви отбягват , защото блясакът  Ви ще се окаже твърде силен за тях...
✨Каквото и да се случва, НЕ СПИРАЙТЕ ДА СИЯЕТЕ...✨ #art #flowers #beachhouse #artist #arte #myart #print #masterpiece #bohostyle #bohodecor #vintage #artnews #proartists #painting #color #stayclassy #sparkle #shine #womenempowerment #womensupportwomen #entrepreneur #womanstyle #shorthair
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🌟... Някои хора ще се доближават до Вас, провлечени от сиянието ви... Други ще Ви отбягват , защото блясакът Ви ще се окаже твърде силен за тях...
✨Каквото и да се случва, НЕ СПИРАЙТЕ ДА СИЯЕТЕ...✨ #art #flowers #beachhouse #artist #arte #myart #print #masterpiece #bohostyle #bohodecor #vintage #artnews #proartists #painting #color #stayclassy #sparkle #shine #womenempowerment #womensupportwomen #entrepreneur #womanstyle #shorthair

@sognidelegno

sognidelegno
La nostra Anima è sempre viva. E' sempre accesa. Facciamo uscire i nostri colori, la Vita ne sarà grata!!!
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La nostra anima è sempre viva. e' sempre accesa. facciamo uscire i nostri colori, la vita ne sarà grata!!!