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May 08, 2012

Favorites: Marguerite Gérard self portrait

Marguerite Gérard, French, The Artist, Fragonard's Sister-in-law, Painting her Husband's Portrait. c. 1780's, Oil on canvas. Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University.
Check out the details in this beautiful painting! I love her palette!
Such a cool family photo, she even has the dog in there!







4 comments

  1. Love her gown and earrings. Lovely portrait.

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  2. @Vic I totally agree. The earrings are amazing. I actually can't think of another portrait with similar earrings.
    Anyone?

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  3. "I think I'll put on all my best silks and make an oil painting! Woo!"

    I know it's not one of the messier styles of painting but really, you'd think she'd at least have an apron...

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  4. Hi Lauren!

    Please have a look at this portrait! Similar earrings?

    http://www.ladyreading.net/labille-guiard/big/selve.jpg

    Dmitry

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