Five-Minute Museum

Painting as Paris burned

A new show spotlights under-recognized female artists from the prerevolutionary period through the Romantic era

  • 1775
    Musée des beaux-arts, Caen

    Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (1755-1842), "Portrait of a Young Girl," 1775.

    Slide 10

  • 1787
    Musée des beaux arts, Quimper

    Adélaïde Labille-Guiard (1749-1803), "Portrait of a Woman," c. 1787.

    Slide 1

  • 1794
    Musée des beaux arts, Arras

    Marie Geneviève Bouliar (1763-1825), "Aspasia," 1794.

    Slide 2

  • No
    Musée des beaux-arts, Rouen

    Rose Adélaïde Ducreux (1761-1802), "Portrait of the Artist."

    Slide 3

  • early
    Musée du Louvre

    Constance Mayer (1778 - 1821), "The Dream of Happiness," early 19th century.

    Slide 8

  • 1812-2
    Bibliothèque-Musée de la Comédie française

    Adèle Romany (1769-1846), "Portrait of Mademoiselle Raucourt, of the Opéra-Comique," 1812.

    Slide 9

  • 1812
    Musée national du château, Fontainebleau

    Antoinette Cécile Hortense Haudebourt-Lescot (1784-1845), "The Kissing of the Feet in St. Peter's, Rome," 1812.

    Slide 6

  • 1822
    Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris

    Adrienne Marie Louise Grandpierre-Deverzy (1798 - 1869), "The Studio of Abel de Pujol," 1822.

    Slide 5

  • 1830
    Musée du Château et de Trianon, Versailles

    Henriette Lorimier (1775 - 1854), "Portrait of Francois-Charles-Hugues- Laurent Pouqueville," 1830.

    Slide 7

  • 1840s
    Musée du Château et de Trianon, Versailles

    Marie Éléonore Godefroid (1778 – 1849), "Portrait of Jacques-Louis David (1778–1849)," 1843/1848.

    Slide 4