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Vue du lac de Challes et du Mont Blanc (View of the Lake of Challes and Mont Blanc)


Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-LeBrun


c. 1807-1808

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Vue du lac de Challes et du Mont Blanc (View of the Lake of Challes and Mont Blanc), Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-LeBrun
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Medium: Drawings and Watercolors, Drawings | Pastel on blue-green wove paper; two sheets joined; laid down
Size: 9 x 13 3/8 in. (22.9 x 34 cm) (image)16 x 20 3/8 in. (40.64 x 51.75 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Signature, Title and Inscriptionon back, on backer board, in pencil: [TR: 356-2007] on back, on attached sheet of paper, in brown ink: [vue du lac de challe et du mont blanc L.E. Vigée Lebrun]
Physical Description: blue-green landscape with water in foreground; rolling mountains on opposite bank with tall peaks in ULC; large tree in center of image, with other trees at L and R; bright blue sky with clouds
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the Friends of the Institute
Accession Number: 2007.51
Artist: Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-LeBrun, French, 1755 - 1842
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1755 - 1842
Added to Site: March 1, 2009