Portrait of Madame Cavé.
1844. Watecolor. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
, neé Marie-Elisabeth Blavot, friend of Delacroix
and Ingres, she was a student of Clément Boulanger, and later married him. Widowed in 1842, she married in 1844 Edmond Cavé (1794-1852), director of the department of Beaux-Arts at the Ministry for Internal Affairs until 1839