Which artist was the official portrait painter of Marie Antoinette?

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Which artist was the official portrait painter of Marie Antoinette?

Marie Antoinette:

Marie Antoinette was a princess of the Habsburg Dynasty who was the wife of King Louis XVI of France. She is probably most remembered for saying, 'Let them eat cake' during the French Revolution, a statement which she actually never said.

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The artist Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun painted over 30 portraits of Marie Antoinette and her children. While she was never officially designated as the...

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Marie Antoinette: History, Life & Fate

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