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.


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
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