From Paris to New York and now Ottawa, see this critically acclaimed exhibition at its only Canadian venue and the last stop on its tour .
Discover Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, a celebrated 18th-century French portraitist who is among the most important female artists of all time.
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun
Self-Portrait with Cerise Ribbons, c. 1782, oil on canvas, 64.8 × 54 cm. Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
Marie Antoinette and Her Children, 1787, oil on canvas, 275 × 216.5 cm. Musée National des Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon, France (MV 4520). © RMN-Grand Palais/Art Resource, NY. Photo: Gérard Blot
Charles Alexandre de Calonne, 1784, oil on canvas, 155.5 × 130.3 cm. Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (RCIN 406988) 2015
Baronne de Crussol Florensac, 1785, oil on wood, 113.8 × 84 cm. Musée des Augustins, Toulouse
Countess Varvara Nikolayevna Golovina, c. 1797–1800, oil on canvas, 83.5 × 66.7 cm. The Henry Barber Trust, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, UK (80.1)
The Duchesse de Polignac in a Straw Hat, 1782, oil on canvas, 92.2 × 73.3 cm. Musée National des Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon, France (MV 8971). © RMN-Grand Palais/Art Resource, NY. Photo: Gérard Blot
The Marquise de Pezay and the Marquise de Rougé with Her Two Sons, 1787, oil on canvas, 123.4 × 155.9 cm. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Marie Antoinette with a Rose, 1783, oil on canvas, 116.8 × 88.9 cm. Collection of Lynda and Stewart Resnick