Miss Ramsay in a Red Dress, Allan Ramsay. If the purely traditional title of the painting is correct, the sitter could be one of the artists sisters, either Janet or Catherine. Dress and style suggest the period of the early
La duchesse de Guiche - 1794 Vigee Le Brun Daughter of the Duchess de Polignac. She was married at the age of 12 to Antoine-Louis-Marie de Gramont, duc de Guiche who was Her beauty was often commented upon by visitors to the French court.
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.