Portrait of the Vicomtesse of Vaundreuil

after Elisabeth Louise Vigée-LeBrun, French, 1755 - 1842

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after 1785

Oil on canvas

Overall: 37 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. (95.3 x 69.9 cm)

Frame: 46 × 36 in. (116.8 × 91.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Timotheus Pohl

2005.18

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 48, Art & Society in the Age of the Rococo, Kristin O'Rourke, Winter 2016

ARTH 48, Rococo to Neoclassicism, Kristin O'Rourke, Fall 2014

Exhibition History

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19, 2013-2016.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 2005-January 14, 2008.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 20, 2009-September 2013.

From Titian to Sargent: Dartmouth Alumni and Friends Collect, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 12-November 1, 1987.

European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 30, 2008-March 8, 2009.

Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, March 17, 2016-June 30, 2018.

A Space for Dialogue 66, The Illusions of Eighteenth-Century European Portraiture, Courtney Chapel, Class of 2011, The Homma Family Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8-March 11 2011.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 78-79, ill. pp. 78/79, no. 34.

Courtney Chapel, A Space For Dialogue 66, The Illusions of Eighteenth-Century European Portraiture, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. cover.

Barbara J. MacAdam and Hilliard T. Goldfarb, From Titian to Sargent: Dartmouth Alumni and Friends Collect, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1987, no. 23.

Annual Report 2005-6, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2006, ill. p.21.

Provenance

Probably by descent to the Comtesse Gédéon de Clermont-Tonnerre (Marie Charlotte Rigaud de Vaundreuil, 1830-1900, granddaughter of sitter), Paris, date unknown-1900; Hôtel Drouot Sale, Paris, Clermont-Tonnerre Sale, lot 9, December 10-13, 1900; possibly Hôtel Drouot Sale, Paris, no. 44, April 3, 1911; Cora Parsons Kessler (1872-1928), Neuilly, France, date unknown-1930; Rains Galleries, New York, Kessler Estate Sale, lot 322, January 23-25, 1930; M. Harron, New York, dates unknown; Robinson Collection, New York, date unknown-1945; Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 59, November 15, 1945; Helen McMurray de Kay (1884-1966), New York, 1945-1955; Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 82, May 4, 1955; Private collection, New York, dates unknown; Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 27, March 25, 1964; sold to Ilse Bischoff (1901-1990), Hartland, Vermont, 1964-1990; to Timotheus Pohl, Hartland, Vermont, 1990-2005; given to present collection, 2005.

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