Anne Vallayer-Coster, Painter to the Court of Marie-Antoinette

Catalogue accompanying the first retrospective exhibition (on view at The Frick Collection from January 22 to March 23, 2003) for the eighteenth-century French still-life painter Anne Vallayer-Coster (1744-1818), a highly regarded artist who was one of the favorite painters of Marie-Antoinette and among the foremost still-life painters of her generation. This is the first catalogue to present the majority of Vallayer-Coster's known oeuvre in full color.

Author(s): 

Eik Kahng and Marianne Roland Michel

With contributions by Colin B. Bailey, Claire Barry, Laurent Hughes, and Melissa Hyde

Yale University Press

Hardcover, 256 pages, color illustrations
Price: 
$45.00
Member Price: 
$40.50