Adélaïde Labille-Guiard

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  • Analysis Of Kahlo And Adelaide Labille Guiard

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    Frida Kahlo and Adélaïde Labille-Guiard both created their self-portraits in order to overcome pain in their life, in the process defying social conventions and ideas of femininity. While Labille-Guiard stuck to historic reality, Frida created her own reality. This paper will explore the backgrounds of these individuals, including their hardships. Then it will reveal how these unfortunate events did not take away their success. Backgrounds Born in 1749 in Paris, Adélaïde Labille-Guiard was the youngest

  • Summary Of Self-Portrait With Two Pupils

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    1. "Self-Portrait With Two Pupils" by Adelaide Labille-Guiard in 1785. It was made out of oil on canvas and measures 6'11" by 4'11 1/2." It is located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. "Self-Portrait" by Judith Leyster was created in 1635 and made out of oil on canvas. It measures 29 3/8" by 25 5/8." It is located at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. 2. In "Self-Portrait With Two Pupils" Adelaide sits in a green and gold upholstered chair. She looks at the viewer a smile

  • The French As The Siecle Des Lumieres, The Century Of Enlightenment

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    The Enlightenment – known in French as the Siècle des Lumières, the Century of Enlightenment, and in German as the Aufklärung – was a philosophical movement which dominated the world of ideas in Europe in the 18th century. The Enlightenment included a range of ideas centered on reason as the primary source of authority and legitimacy, and came to advance ideals such as liberty, progress, tolerance, fraternity, constitutional government and ending the perceived abuses of the church and state

  • The Era Of The French Revolution

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    Backgrounds Born in 1749, Paris born Adélaïde Labille-Guiard was the youngest of eight children in a bourgeois family. Her mater was a merchant who owned a hat shop. There was much call for reform during her lifetime, the era of the French Revolution. There was a strong reaction against the fanciful Rococo by the 1760s. The goal of the movement was to “inspire virtue and purify manners” (Stokstad 708). French portrait painters moved toward naturalist poses and more everyday settings. Elegant informality

  • Louise Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun

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    In 1783, Louise Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (1745-1842) exhibited her work at the French Royal Academy Salon, her capacity for painting portraits was widely appreciated aside from one that shocked the French people, the Marie Antoinette “en gaulle”. In the Marie Antoinette “en gaulle”, the young woman’s hair is adorned with an extravagant wide plumed hat and her fingers are delicately constructed around a rose bouquet. Vigée-Lebrun’s portrait depicts Marie Antoinette in a loose muslin dress that the public

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