Madame d'Aguesseau de Fresnes c1789 by French Painter Elisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842); known for her work in the Rococo and Neoclassical styles, and best known for her fashionable portraits.
This is a Rococo style portrait of Henriette Anne Louise d'Aguesseau (1737 - 1794) Duchess of Noailles; a Salon hostess and the heiress of her grandfather, Henri François d'Aguesseau (1717 - 1750), and wife of Jean Louis François de Noailles (1739 - 1824), Count and Duke of Ayen.
She is wearing a period costume composed of a white dress with golden circles throughout with a matching large white hat with golden ribbons. She is also wearing a maroon velvet vest and a red belt with a cameo buckle.
She is sitting on a large emerald green couch that has large floral patters and is resting her right arm on a very large matching pillow with a gold embroidery around its perimeter and a gold and green tassel.
This is a retouched digital art reproduction of a public domain image.
July 6th, 2019
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