Category: eighteenth century

Maria Sibylla Merian (German, 1647 – 1717): &l…

Maria Sibylla Merian (German, 1647 – 1717): “Plate CLIII (Lis pourpre Courbe)” from Histoire des Insectes de L’Europe (via Aspire Auctions)

Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (French, 1755 -…

Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (French, 1755 – 1842): Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France (1778) (via Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien)

Maria Sibylla Merian (German, 1647 – 1717): &l…

Maria Sibylla Merian (German, 1647 – 1717): “Plate CXLVII (Liseron)” from Histoire des Insectes de L’Europe (via Aspire Auctions)

Johanna Helena Herolt-Graff (German, 1668 – 17…

Johanna Helena Herolt-Graff (German, 1668 – 1723): A white and violet tulip, a hyacinth, a white and red tulip and a marbled tuffett and its pupa and caterpillar (via Sotheby’s)

Rachel Ruysch (Dutch, 1664 – 1750): Forest Flo…

Rachel Ruysch (Dutch, 1664 – 1750): Forest Floor with a classical façade beyond (via Christie’s)

Anne Vallayer-Coster (French, 1744 – 1818): St…

Anne Vallayer-Coster (French, 1744 – 1818): Still life with mackerel (1787) (via Kimbell Art Museum)

Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (French, 1755 -…

Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (French, 1755 – 1842): Self-portrait (c. 1781) (via Kimbell Art Museum)

Rachel Ruysch (Dutch, 1664 – 1750): Still life…

Rachel Ruysch (Dutch, 1664 – 1750): Still life with flowers (1706) (via Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien)

Angelica Kauffmann (Swiss, 1741 – 1807): Self-…

Angelica Kauffmann (Swiss, 1741 – 1807): Self-portrait (1770) (via Royal Academy of Arts)

Angelica Kauffmann (Swiss, 1741 – 1807): Woman…

Angelica Kauffmann (Swiss, 1741 – 1807): Woman in Turkish Dress (1767) (via Saint Louis Art Museum)