Comtesse Golovin (1797) by Louise Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun

This is one of the many lovely portraits by the female painter Vigee-LeBrun.

You probably know her work best, however, for the many portraits she painted of Marie Antoinette, prior to the French Revolution. Like this one, of the queen with her children:

This is one of my favorites, on view at the chateau of Versailles.

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