A small sample of Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun’s beautiful portraits in the “Woman Artist in Revolutionary France” exhibit at the MET. The portraits here include those of Marie Antoinette, Yolande de Polastron, the Duchess of Polignac, Marie Therese Charlotte of France and
Louis Joseph, Vigée Le Brun herself, and her daughter,
Jeanne Julie Louise le Brun.
Alabaster relief from the Southwest Palace of the Assyrian king Sennacherib in Nineveh depicting a cavalryman leading his horse beside a stream. The relief dates back to 704-681 BCE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY.