January 11, 2012

18th century Madame as.....Goddesses and Virgins

Nattier, Jean-Marc,  Madame de Caumartin as Hebe. Painting, 1753.National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

Jean-Marc Nattier, Madame Henriette de France as a Vestal Virgin. Oil on canvas, 1749. The Detroit Institute of Arts.

Noël Nicolas Coypel, Portrait of Madame de Bourbon-Conti as Venus. Oil on canvas, 1731.  The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

Jean-Marc Nattier, Madame de Pompadour as Diana. Oil on canvas, 1752. The Cleveland Museum of Art.

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