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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



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
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