Urgent Museum Notice

Portrait of a Young Boy

Close up of Portrait of a Young Boy

A young boy with light skin and brown hair faces the viewer while cradling the stock of a rifle in his arms and resting the barrel on his left shoulder. He wears a delicate lace collar and is shown against a gray background with visible brushstrokes.

Elisabeth Louise Vigée-LeBrun, Portrait of a Young Boy, 1817; Oil on canvas, 21 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Gift of Wallace and Wilhelmina Holladay; Photo by Lee Stalsworth

Portrait of a Young Boy
Élisabeth Louise Vigée-LeBrun

Artwork Details

  • Artist

    Élisabeth Louise Vigée-LeBrun
  • Title

    Portrait of a Young Boy
  • Date

    1817
  • Medium

    Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions

    21 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.
  • Donor Credit

    Gift of Wallace and Wilhelmina Holladay
  • Photo Credit

    Lee Stalsworth
  • On Display

    No