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Marie Louise Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun
(1755 - 1842)

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1755 Born 16 April in Paris
1767 Father dies
1774 Awarded membership in the Academie-de Saint Luc
1776 Marries dealer J.B.P. le Brun
1778 First portrait of Marie-Antoinette
1780 Daughter Jeanne Julie Louise born
1781 Travels to the Netherlands
1783 Accorded full membership in the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture
1789 Exile in Italy during French Revolution
1792 Travels in Vienna for 3 years
1795 Spends 6 years in Russia
1803 Visits London
1805 Returns to France
1835 Memoirs published
1841 Suffers a stroke
1842 Dies 29 May in Paris
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