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List of illustrations

  • Roses trémières
  • Tulip
  • Flowers in a Glass
  • Still Life with Ham, Bottles, and Radishes
  • Still Life with Dead Hare
  • The Attributes of Music
  • Still Life with Seashells and Coral
  • Trompe l'Oeil of a Terracotta Bas-Relief (after La Rue) Pinned to a Wooden Panel
  • Female Faun and Putti
  • Female Faun and Putti
  • Portrait of Anne Vallayer
  • Self-Portrait
  • Portrait of Anne Vallayer-Coster
  • The Artist's Self-Portrait
  • Portrait of the Painter Anne Vallayer-Coster
  • Trophies of the Hunt
  • Still Life with Game
  • Bust of a Young Vestal
  • A Rooster and a White Chicken on a Stone Ledge
  • Marie-Adélaïde de France, called Madame Adélaïde
  • Portrait of Queen Marie-Antoinette
  • Marie-Louise-Thérèse-Victoire de France, called Madame Victoire
  • Sophie-Philippine-Elisabeth-Justine de France, called Madame Sophie
  • Bouquet of Dahlias
  • Still Life with Lobster
  • Study of a Bouquet of Gillyflowers
  • Study of White Hollyhocks
  • Study of Red Hollyhocks
  • Roses
  • Autumn Daisies
  • Vingt-unième cahier de fleurs
  • Flowers in a Case with Bas-Relief
  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Blue Porcelain Vase
  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Terracotta Vase with Peaches and Grapes
  • Mes Petits Bouquets, two plates from
  • Petit Cayer de Roses peintes d'après nature, six plates from
  • Livre de fleurs
  • Livre de six bouquets
  • Roses doubles
  • Nouveau livre de roses d'après M. Jacques
  • Roses de Provins
  • Nouveau livre de fleurs
  • Two Studies of Roses
  • Bouquet of Different Flowers that Bloom during the Month of September
  • Untitled (Roses)
  • Untitled (Roses)
  • Untitled (Roses)
  • Rosa Gallica
  • No. 1. Zinnia Hybrida
  • No. 1. Solanum Pyracantum. No. 2. Cineraria Amelloides
  • No. 1. Alyssum Incanum. No. 2. Coronilla Emerus. No. 3. Cerastium Fomentosum
  • No. 1. Convolvulus Purpureus
  • No. 1. Senecio Elegans fl. Simplex. No. 2. Senecio Elegans fl. Yslena
  • No. 1. Primula Auricula. No. 2. Viola Grandiflora
  • The Redouté Rose
  • Rose à cent feuilles
  • Study of Two Roses
  • Study of a Rose
  • Flowers in a Vase
  • Flowers in a Vase
  • Flowers in a Vase and Two Plums
  • Flowers in a Blue Vase with Dead Canary
  • The Attributes of Music
  • The Attributes of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture
  • The Attributes of the Arts
  • The Attributes of Music
  • Still Life with Ham
  • Oath of the Horatii
  • The Dispatch of the Messenger
  • Fast Day Meal
  • The Lunch
  • The Dessert
  • Still Life with Silver Pitcher
  • Jar of Apricots
  • The Attributes of Music, detail of bagpipe
  • A Vase of Flowers, detail
  • Vase of Flowers and Conch Shell, detail
  • Vase of Flowers and Conch Shell, detail
  • Basket of Grapes with Three Apples, a Pear and Two Marzipan
  • Basket of Grapes
  • Trophies of the Hunt
  • A Vase of Flowers and Two Plums on a Marble Tabletop, detail
  • Flowers in a Glass Vase, detail
  • Bouquet of Flowers in an Alabaster Vase, detail
  • Vase of Flowers with a Bust of Flora
  • Still Life with Lobster, detail
  • Flowers in a Crystal Vase
  • Joseph-Charles Roëttiers
  • Portrait of Madame Auguié
  • Madame de Saint-Huberty in the Role of Dido
  • Still Life with Silver Coffeepot
  • Still Life with Jar of Apricots and Hurdy-Gurdy
  • Stillleben mit bauchiger Flasche
  • Young Student Drawing
  • Seashells and Coral
  • Still Life with Military Musical Instruments
  • Remy sale catalogue
  • Portrait Bust of Louis-François de Bourbon, prince de Conti
  • Catalogue of the Sale of the prince of Conti
  • Portrait of Joseph-Marie Terray
  • Vase of Flowers with a Bust of Flora
  • Garden Still Life with Implements, Vegetables, Dead Game and a Bust of Ceres (The Attributes of Gardening)
  • A Basket of Flowers with Butterflies
  • Portrait of Charles-Louis de Beauchamp, comte de Merle
  • Still Life with a Basket of Peaches and a Silver Goblet
  • Still Life with Lobster
  • Self-Portrait
  • Self-Portrait with Two Pupils, Marie Gabrielle Capet (1761–1818) and Marie Marguerite Carreaux de Rosemond (died 1788)
  • Madame Joseph-Marie Vien, née Reboul
  • Jacques Dumont, called Dumont le Romain
  • Self-Portrait
  • Poetry Mourning the Loss of Voltaire
  • Flowers in a Crystal Vase
  • Portrait of a Boy
  • Portrait of Madame Auguié
  • Portrait of Madame Drouais
  • Portrait of Jean-Germain Drouais
  • Portrait of Mlle Doré
  • An Unknown Woman
  • Self-Portrait with a Harp
  • Mademoiselle Marie-Nicole Vestier at Her Easel
  • Marguérite Gérard
  • Portrait of Mary Cathcart
  • Portrait of Antoine-Vincent-Louis-Barbe Duplàa
  • Portrait of a Young Woman
  • Presumed portrait of Madame Elisabeth
  • A Vase of Flowers
  • The Attributes of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture
  • Vase of Flowers and Conch Shell
  • A Vase of Flowers and Two Plums on a Marble Tabletop
  • A Vase of Flowers and Two Plums on a Marble Tabletop, verso
  • Still Life with Dead Hare, X-radiograph
  • The Attributes of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture, detail
  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Blue Porcelain Vase, X-radiograph
  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Terracotta Vase with Peaches and Grapes, X-radiograph
  • Basket of Plums
  • Marie-Adélaïde de France, called Madame Adélaïde, verso
  • Still Life with Seashells and Coral, photomicrograph
  • Self-Portrait
  • Still Life with Attributes of the Arts
  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Blue Porcelain Vase, detail
  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Blue Porcelain Vase, detail
  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Terracotta Vase with Peaches and Grapes, detail
  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Blue Porcelain Vase, detail
  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Terracotta Vase with Peaches and Grapes, detail
  • Joseph-Charles Roëttiers, detail
  • Marie-Adélaïde de France, called Madame Adélaïde, detail
  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Terracotta Vase with Peaches and Grapes, detail
  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Terracotta Vase with Peaches and Grapes, detail
  • Vase of Flowers
  • Trophies of the Hunt
  • Still Life with Ham, Bottles, and Radishes
  • Basket of Plums
  • Still Life with Dead Hare
  • Still Life with Seashells and Coral
  • The Attributes of Music
  • The White Soup Tureen
  • Trompe l'Oeil of a Terracotta Bas-Relief (after La Rue) Pinned to a Wooden Panel
  • Female Faun and Putti
  • Basket of Peaches with Melon
  • Portrait of a Violinist
  • Female Faun and Putti
  • Basket of Grapes
  • Trophies of the Hunt
  • Trophies of the Hunt
  • Bouquet of Flowers with a Purse
  • Bouquet of Flowers with Grapes and Apples
  • Portrait of an Elderly Woman with Her Daughter
  • Still Life with Brioche, Fruit and Vegetables
  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Blue Porcelain Vase
  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Terracotta Vase with Peaches and Grapes
  • Satyrs and Putti Playing with a Panther
  • Still Life with Porcelain Vase, Marine Plants, Shells, and Various Mineralogical Specimens
  • Joseph-Charles Roëttiers
  • Still Life with Plums and a Lemon
  • Bust of a Young Vestal
  • Marie-Adélaïde de France, called Madame Adélaïde
  • Marie-Louise-Thérèse-Victoire de France, called Madame Victoire
  • Sophie-Philippine-Elisabeth-Justine de France, called Madame Sophie
  • Vase of Flowers and Conch Shell
  • A Vase of Flowers and Two Plums on a Marble Tabletop
  • Flowers and Fruit with Blue Curtain
  • Flowers in a Blue Porcelain Vase
  • Still Life with Lobster
  • Still Life with Game
  • Madame de Saint-Huberty in the Role of Dido
  • Flowers in a Crystal Vase
  • Partridges
  • A White Hen
  • A Rooster and a White Chicken on a Stone Ledge
  • Still Life: Flowers and Fruit
  • Still Life with Glasses and Mackerels
  • Flowers in a Crystal Vase
  • Still Life with Porphyry Vase, Basket of Peaches, Grapes, and Plums
  • Flowers in a Glass Vase
  • Still Life with Lobster
  • Flowers in a Brown Porcelain Vase
  • Musical Instruments
  • Plums, a Lemon, and a Knife
  • Still Life with Peaches and Grapes
  • Vase of Flowers
  • Study of a Bouquet of Gillyflowers
  • Study of White Hollyhocks
  • Study of Red Hollyhocks
  • Study of a Bouquet of Flowers with Daffodils
  • Study of a Bouquet of Flowers with Tulips
  • Bouquet of Dahlias
  • Study of Two Roses
  • Roses
  • Autumn Daisies
  • Self-Portrait
  • Portrait of the Artist's Sister
  • Medallion Bust Portrait of a Woman in Profile
  • Portrait of Queen Marie-Antoinette
  • Portrait of Jean-Pierre-Silvestre Coster, Parliamentary Lawyer
  • Bouquet of Flowers and Fruit
  • Bouquet of Flowers and Fruit
  • Roses in a Glass
  • Flowers in a Crystal Vase
  • Flowers in a Vase and Two Plums
  • Flowers in a Blue Vase with Dead Canary
  • Untitled (Roses)
  • Untitled (Roses)
  • Untitled (Roses)
  • Rosa Gallica
  • No. 1. Zinnia Hybrida
  • No. 1. Solanum Pyracantum. No. 2. Cineraria Amelloides
  • No. 1. Alyssum Incanum. No. 2. Coronilla Emerus. No. 3. Cerastium Fomentosum
  • No. 1. Convolvulus Purpureus
  • No. 1. Senecio Elegans fl. Simplex. No. 2. Senecio Elegans fl. Yslena
  • No. 1. Primula Auricula. No. 2. Viola Grandiflora
  • A Vase of Flowers
  • Still Life with Game
  • The Orange Tree
  • Still Life with Jar of Apricots and Hurdy-Gurdy
  • Portrait of Anne Vallayer-Coster
  • The Artist's Self-Portrait
  • Portrait of the Painter Anne Vallayer-Coster
  • Still Life with Ham
  • The Dessert
  • The Lunch
  • Still Life with Ham, Bottles, and Radishes
  • Still Life with Silver Pitcher
  • The Attributes of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture
  • Basket of Plums
  • Still life: Hare, Partidge, and Ham
  • Peaches and Cherries
  • Still Life with Dead Hare
  • Still Life with Seashells and Coral
  • The Attributes of Music
  • Still Life with Military Musical Instruments
  • The White Soup Tureen
  • Basket of Grapes, Apples, and Partridge
  • Basket of Peaches with Melon
  • Portrait of Mme de Béricourt
  • Roses in a Glass
  • Trompe l'Oeil of a Terracotta Bas-Relief (after La Rue) Pinned to a Wooden Panel
  • Female Faun and Putti
  • Portrait of Mme de Bouhébent
  • Portrait of a Violinist
  • Garden Still Life with Implements, Vegetables, Dead Game and a Bust of Ceres (The Attributes of Gardening)
  • Basket of Grapes
  • Bouquet of Flowers with a Purse
  • Female Faun and Putti
  • Trophies of the Hunt
  • Trophies of the Hunt
  • Vase of Flowers with a Bust of Flora
  • Bouquet of Flowers with Grapes and Apples
  • Vase of Flowers
  • Portrait of an Elderly Woman with Her Daughter
  • Still Life with Brioche, Fruit and Vegetables
  • Vase of Flowers and a Book
  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Blue Porcelain Vase
  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Terracotta Vase with Peaches and Grapes
  • Flowers in a Blue Vase
  • Flowers in a Glass Vase
  • Satyrs and Putti Playing with a Panther
  • Still Life with Porcelain Vase, Marine Plants, Shells, and Various Mineralogical Specimens
  • Satyrs and Putti Playing with a Panther
  • Vase of Flowers, Nest, and Dead Canary
  • Bust of Minerva with Military Attributes
  • Flowers in a Glass Vase
  • Joseph-Charles Roëttiers
  • Satyrs and Putti Playing near a Term, also known as Winter
  • Still Life with a Basket of Peaches and a Silver Goblet
  • Still Life with Plums and a Lemon
  • A Young Vestal Showing the Bust of Vesta
  • Flowers in a Blue Porcelain Vase
  • Flowers in a Glass
  • Bust of a Young Vestal
  • Pears, Grapes, and Eggplants
  • Marie-Adélaïde de France, called Madame Adélaïde
  • A Vestal Crowned with Roses and Holding a Basket of Flowers
  • Melancholy
  • Portrait of a Boy
  • Sophie-Philippine-Elisabeth-Justine de France, called Madame Sophie
  • Marie-Louise-Thérèse-Victoire de France, called Madame Victoire
  • Vase of Flowers and Conch Shell
  • Vase of Flowers, Bird's Nest, and Purse
  • Flowers in a Lapis Blue Vase
  • Flowers and Fruit with Blue Curtain
  • Still Life with Lobster
  • Vase of Flowers and Grapes
  • A Vase of Flowers and Two Plums on a Marble Tabletop
  • Flowers in a Blue Porcelain Vase
  • Still Life with Game
  • A Hound with Dead Game in a Landscape
  • Madame de Saint-Huberty in the Role of Dido
  • Presumed Portrait of Little Mario Coster
  • An Alabaster Bowl Trimmed in Bronze with Peaches
  • A Basket of Grapes
  • Flowers in a Crystal Vase
  • Flowers in a Crystal Vase
  • Partridges
  • A White Hen
  • A Rooster and a White Chicken on a Stone Ledge
  • Still Life: Flowers and Fruit
  • Still Life with Duck
  • Still Life with Glasses and Mackerels
  • Trophies of the Hunt
  • Mario Coster Building a House of Cards
  • Flowers in a Crystal Vase
  • Still Life with Minerals
  • Vase of Flowers and Grapes
  • Peaches and Silver Goblet
  • Flowers in a Vase with Shell
  • Still Life with a Vase of Flowers with Peaches and Grapes
  • Some Flowers in an Alabaster Vase
  • Bouquet of Flowers in an Alabaster Vase
  • Flowers in a Blue Vase
  • Still Life with Porphyry Vase, Basket of Peaches, Grapes, and Plums
  • Roses in a Glass and Grapes
  • Flowers in a Glass Vase
  • Flowers in a Glass Vase
  • Still Life with Lobster
  • Children with a Goat
  • Five Peaches
  • Flowers in a Blue Vase
  • Flowers in a Brown Porcelain Vase
  • Flowers in a Crystal Vase
  • Flowers in a Glass of Water
  • Musical Instruments
  • Musical Instruments Firescreen
  • Peaches and Grapes
  • Plums, a Lemon, and a Knife
  • Plums and Almonds
  • Plums and Almonds
  • Plums, Glass, and Almonds
  • Plums on a Ledge
  • Portrait of Madame Sophie
  • Portrait of Madame Auguié
  • Portrait of Madame Victoire
  • Roses, Snowballs, Peonies, and Hyachinths in a Glass
  • Spring or Children's Game
  • Still Life with a Basket of Fruit, Rifles, and Hare on a Table
  • Stillleben mit bauchiger Flasche
  • Still Life with Fruit and Bottles
  • Still Life with Peaches and Grapes
  • Study of a Bouquet of Gillyflowers
  • Study of Red Hollyhocks
  • Study of White Hollyhocks
  • Study of Roses
  • Vase of Flowers
  • Vase of Flowers and a Bird's Nest
  • A Vestal
  • Portrait of the Artist's Sister
  • Self-Portrait
  • Portrait of Queen Marie-Antoinette
  • Medallion Bust Portrait of a Woman in Profile
  • Portrait of Jean-Pierre-Silvestre Coster, Parliamentary Lawyer
  • Profile Portrait of Madame Vallayer Coster
  • Bouquet of Flowers
  • Study of a Bouquet of Flowers with Daffodils
  • Study of a Bouquet of Flowers with Tulips
  • Bouquet of Dahlias
  • Roses
  • Autumn Daisies
  • Study of Two Roses
  • Two Studies for Roses
  • Two Studies for Roses on a Brown Background
  • Bouquet of Flowers and Fruit
  • Bouquet of Flowers and Fruit
  • Roses in a Glass
  • Flowers in a Crystal Vase
  • The Artist's Self-Portrait
  • Untitled (Roses)
  • Untitled (Roses)
  • Untitled (Roses)
  • Rosa Gallica
  • No. 1. Zinnia Hybrida
  • No. 1. Solanum Pyracantum. No. 2. Cineraria Amelloides
  • No. 1. Alyssum Incanum. No. 2. Coronilla Emerus. No. 3. Cerastium Fomentosum
  • No. 1. Convolvulus Purpureus
  • No. 1. Senecio Elegans fl. Simplex. No. 2. Senecio Elegans fl. Yslena
  • No. 1. Primula Auricula. No. 2. Viola Grandiflora
  • Flowers in a Vase and Two Plums
  • Flowers in a Blue Vase with Dead Canary
  • A Vase of Flowers
  • Still Life with Game
  • Portrait of Anne Vallayer-Coster
  • The Orange Tree
  • Still Life with Jar of Apricots and Hurdy-Gurdy
  • Portrait of the Painter Anne Vallayer-Coster
  • Madame Sophie
  • Madame Adelaïde
  • Madame Victoire
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Anne Vallayer-Coster (1744–1818) is not a name that springs to mind when considering the canonical history of eighteenth-century French art. Even though Vallayer-Coster’s fame was considerable in her lifetime, her art celebrated by the critics, and her prestige ensured by royal patronage...
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In this essay, I propose to establish a basic framework for assessing the life and career of Anne Vallayer-Coster, working only from the facts and from a few documents that cast an especially revealing light on them...
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Offering a critical perspective on Anne Vallayer-Coster poses the opposite problem to that embodied by the case of Jean-Siméon Chardin...
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Despite Diderot’s caveat—in his criticism, the term genre is always associated with still-life painting-Mademoiselle Anne Vallayer was presented, accepted, and made a full member of the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture...
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The eighteenth century so vividly conjured up by Jules and Edmond de Goncourt in their famous books on French art and society is a dreamy, perfumed world of extravagant privilege and delightful frivolity...
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This investigation hopes to shed light on some of the origins and aspects of Anne Vallayer-Coster’s painting technique. In spite of her phenomenal success in a long and prolific career that survived the French Revolution...
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Many artists made portraits of the daughters of Louis XV (known as Mesdames). During their father’s lifetime, Mesdames were dependents, for fiscal purposes, of the Maison du roi...
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