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Tea at Trianon: Madame Elisabeth in Grey

Posthumous portrait of Madame Elisabeth de continental school

Tea at Trianon: Comtesse de Provence by Boze

Comtesse de Provence by Boze

Marie Thérèse de Savoie Carignan, princesse de Lamballe by Ignazio Campana (attributed), c. 1780, Museo Lázaro Galdiano

Marie Thérèse de Savoie Carignan, princesse de Lamballe by Ignazio Campana (attributed), c. 1780, Museo Lázaro Galdiano

Reinette: Mesdames de France

1788 Elizabeth Philippine Marie Helene of France sister of Louis XVI, wearing purple open robe over white dress and white fichu, her blue waistsash held with a pearl-edged buckle bearing initial L by Maximilien Villers

Portrait of Princess De Lamballe by Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun. According inscription dated to 1782. Info from auction house, painting sold 2011. Current whereaouts unknown http://audap-mirabaud.auction.fr/FR/vente_peintures_arts_graphiques/v17260_audap_mirabaud/l3159860_vigee_lebrun_elisabeth_portrait_de_la_princesse_de_lamballe_.html

A portrait of Marie Therese Louise de Savoie-Carignan, the Princesse de Lamballe, by Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun. The princesse de Lamballe is wearing a chemise a la reine, so named because of Marie Antoinette’s fondness for the style.

She didn't eat for 24 hours, slept very little, and dreamt of Marat slaughtered on a heap of bodies devouring his own heart, before the day of her death.  All night she heard screams, rumors of massacres, drums, and soldiers.  What truly led the mob to kill her was the rumor of a Royalist plot to hide a mass of weapons within the prison cells.  They thought killing Lamballe would set a fear into the hearts of potential assassins.  But she was innocent of any crimes.  (formerly lost portrait)

She didn't eat for 24 hours, slept very little, and dreamt of Marat slaughtered…

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