They had four children: Charles-Eugne de Lorraine-Brionne, prince of Lambesc and last duc d’Elbeut (1751-1825); Marie-Josphe Thrse de Lorraine-Brionne, princess of Elbeul (1753-1797) who in 1768 married Victor Emmanuel de Savoie-Carignano, duc de Carignano [VLB painted her circa 1783-85]; Anne Charlotte, princess of Lorraine-Brionne, later abbess of Remiremont (1755-1786); and Joseph Marie de Lorraine-Brionne, prince of Vaudmont (1759-1812). [Identified by Olivier Blanc] 1770 "Charles Antoine Etienne de Choiseul-Beaupr" Charles Antoine Etienne de Choiseul-Beaupr, seigneur de Sommeville, called marquis de Choiseul-Beaupr, was born in Petite Anse, Saint Domingue (now Haiti) on 10 July 1739. He was colonel la suite du rgiment Dauphin (tranger) en 1763, puis lieutenant gnral. Eustace in Paris, he married Louise Raby, a daughter of Jean-Baptiste Raby & Marthe Bourgeois.After the death of her husband, the sitter became a mistress of Choiseul, whom VLB painted in 1773. His parents were Antoine-Nicolas de Choiseul-Beaupr (1716-1760) and Rene-Marie-Michelle Barb de Beauval (1718-1802). Tragically, she died in Paris on 24 October 1772, with her age given as 17. Georges-sur-Loire, to Franoise Elizabeth Marie Josphe Walsh (born at Serrant and baptized at St. 5 and 256 n.6 claims that an oil on canvas sold at Htel Drouot on November 17, 2004, which had been identified as a 1775 portrait by Greuze of Renaud Csar de Choiseul Praslin, is instead this VLB portrait of Charles Antoine Etienne de Choiseul-Beaupr. at the age of fifteen and a half" - Letter I, Note 3.)] Louis Jean Baptiste Etienne Vige, 1758-1820. "Etienne Vige, the Artist’s Brother," pastel, unlocated. 1765 "Etienne Vige, the Artist’s Brother," black chalk on laid paper, 8 1/4" x 5 1/8" (21 x 13 cm), private collection, signed bottom right: E. (This listing is anachronistic: Marie Antoinette married the Dauphin in 1770, but she didn’t become Queen until her husband’s ascension to the throne in 1774.) [Attribution and biographical information by Joseph Baillio.] ca. )," red chalk, 5 7/8" x 9 1/2," signed lower right: E. after two of my brother." (Sin Evans’ translation reads "... Their daughter would marry the engraver, Louis-Philibert Debucourt.
1772 "Believed to be the Artist’s Mother," black chalk heightened with red chalk, 8 1/2" x 6 1/4." 1769?
VLB only listed one couple for 1773, and the woman's portrait (below) appeared similar to a terracotta bust of Mme de Roissy by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne II (1704 -1778). However, writing in , Xavier Salmon considers the poses too irregular to represent portraits, and thinks they were instead studies.
Thus, Sotheby's considered the pastels to represent M. He also thinks the male sitter too young to be the 22 year old M. Salmon suggests that the sitter was instead VLB's brother, Etienne, finding similarities to the 1773 St. Angela Demutskiy agrees with Salmon that the sitter is Etienne.
Franois Velde (Heraldica Web Site), and Olivier Blanc (an author and specialist in French late 18th century and First Empire history, and author of numerous books, including, “Portraits de femmes, artistes et modles l'poque de Marie-Antoinette,” Paris, Didier Carpentier, 2006). [Identified by Olivier Blanc.] Presumably the Baronne d’Estat, born Jeanne Louise Catherine Voidet, the daughter of Denis Simon Voidet, avocat au Parlement and Catherine Charlotte Vernier. 1768-69, and believes these to be the children of the baronne d’Estat, by the prosecutor Omer Louis Franois Joly De Fleury: Michel-Anglique d’Estat dit Bellecour, Baron d’Estat, born about 1762, and his sister Denise d’Estat born in 1764, future baronne Gothereau De Billens. Or the girl may have been another sister, Agathe Louise Marie de La Fert, born circa January 1767, who apparently died as a child (she was also a daughter of Joly De Fleury, but was given a different last name on her baptismal records, to conceal her illegitimate birth). Gabrielle-Anne (elsewhere Pavant) de La Vieuville (1735-?
The hyperlinks generally connect to the group-effort website, "The Art of Elisabeth Louise Vige Le Brun," which is administered by Kevin Kelly. In 1752 she married Joseph Dominique d’Estat de Bellecourt. ), daughter of Ren-Jean-Baptiste, marquis de La Vieuville and Anne-Charlotte de Creil.