1808 Madame de Staël as Corinne" by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun (Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Genève Switzerland)

This Vigée-Lebrun portrait of Mme. de Staël was copied and Gérard also portrayed her playing the same character from one of her works.

Keywords:  1808, Vigée-Lebrun, Mme. de Staël, Necker family, Swiss, Baroness, frizzy coiffure, scoop neckline, strap sleeves, waist band, Empire waistline, close skirt, wrap, theatrical dress

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