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Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, Popstar Painter

18th Century France had popstars too. Only they didn’t sing, they painted.

Self-Portrait of Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, 1782, Public Domain, Wiki Commons

April in Paris, this is a feeling
That no one can ever reprise — Lyrics from the song April in Paris

April in Paris couldn’t be more fitting for this delightful, talented person to be born — April 16, 1756, (or 1755 depending on which source you…




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