A few years before the Revolution, Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun discovered Louveciennes.
She comes to make the portrait of the former royal mistress, Madame du Barry. Seduced by the place, she decided on her return from exile, in 1810, to buy there his country house and then devotes his days to painting, to take care of his garden and to make long walks. She also likes to receive her friends. She died in 1842 and, according to her will, was buried in the village cemetery of Louveciennes. Walk about 3 km.
Duration of the tour: 2h00
All year round, daily.