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L'habit de court et la mode

Marie-Louise de Parme, reine d’Espagne habillée à la française (1751-1819)

Pilar Benito García

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María Luisa of Parma, Queen of Spain, Dressed in the French Fashion (1751-1819) - María Luisa of Parma was depicted for the first time in the portrait of Don Felipe’s family by Giuseppe Baldrighi in 1757 (Galleria Nazionale, Parma). Shortly before her wedding to the Prince of Asturias in 1765, Baldrighi portrayed the future queen of Spain for the second time (Palacio Real de El Pardo, Madrid). The portraits by Laurent Pécheux (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York ; Galleria Nazionale, Parma ; Palazzo Pitti, Florence) are from the same period. In them the young princess is shown faithfully dressed in the French fashion. Living in Spain, the Princess of Asturias purchased her wardrobe from France and from her kingdom. The French commissions were placed with Rose Bertin in the 1780s ; the portrait by Mariano Salvador Maella (Real Monasterio de la Encarnación, Madrid) dates from this period. Examination of the lengthy bills from Bertin may help date this portrait more precisely. In the early nineteenth century, the key portrait of the queen where the study of her taste for French fashion is concerned is the one by Francisco de Goya (Palacio Real, Madrid). In this period, María Luisa placed highly expensive orders with Madame Minette in Paris.

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Pilar Benito García, « Marie-Louise de Parme, reine d’Espagne habillée à la française (1751-1819) », Apparence(s) [Online], 6 | 2015, Online since 25 August 2015, Connection on 30 September 2016. URL : http://apparences.revues.org/1327

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Pilar Benito García

Pilar Benito García est, depuis 1988, conservatrice au Patrimonio Nacional. Elle a commencé à travailler comme conservatrice au Palais royal de la Granja jusqu’à fin 1989. Elle a alors été nommée conservatrice au Palais royal de Madrid. Elle concilie les deux fonctions avec son travail en tant que conservatrice des Textiles, responsable des collections royales de tissus, broderies et costumes du Patrimonio Nacional.
Pilar Benito García is Curator at the Patrimonio Nacional in Spain since 1988. Actually she is curator at the Royal Palace in Madrid and is also in charge of the collections of textiles, embroideries and costumes of the Patrimonio Nacional.

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Les contenus de la revue Apparence(s) sont disponibles selon les termes de la Licence Creative Commons Attribution - Pas d’Utilisation Commerciale - Pas de Modification 4.0 International.

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