Antoinette Elisabeth Marie d’Aguesseau, Comtesse de Ségur

2 May 2020

Today’s painting by Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun is her affectionate 1785 portrait of one of her friends Antoinette Elisabeth Marie d’Aguesseau, Comtesse de Ségur (1756-1828), granddaughter of the three times Chancellor of France, Henri François d’Aguesseau.

Antoinette married the historian and diplomat Louis Philippe, Comte de Ségur in April 1777 and the couple had four children.

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