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Jacques-Louis David. Portrait of the Countess Vilain XIIII and Her Daughter. 1816. Oil on canvas. 95 x 76 cm. National Gallery, London, UK. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]

Jacques-Louis David. Portrait of the Countess Vilain XIIII and Her Daughter.
Comtesse Vilain XIIII (1780-1853), wife of Philippe Vilain XIIII, who was ennobled by Napoleon in 1811. She was lady-in-waiting to the Empress Marie-Louise. After the fall of Napoleon she had to escape to Brussels, where David, also in exile, fulfilled the portrait. In the portrait the Comtesse is with her five-year-old daughter, Louise.
See: Jacques-Louis David. Portrait of the Countess Vilain XIIII and Her Daughter.
Bibliography:
David. by Simon Lee. Phaidon. 1999

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