Madame Tallien

By Jacques-Louis David SKU:15425

Jacques-Louis David's "Madame Tallien" is a remarkable painting from 1804. It captures the elegance and beauty of Thérésa Cabarrus, a prominent figure during the French Revolution. What makes this artwork special is David's skillful portrayal of Madame Tallien's charisma and allure, emphasizing her power and influence. The painting also symbolizes the transition from the turbulent revolutionary era to the more refined and opulent Napoleonic period. Through meticulous attention to detail and masterful use of light and shadow, David immortalized Madame Tallien, creating an enduring depiction of a captivating woman in a pivotal historical moment.

49 cm

Please note: by default the aspect ratio of the original artwork is used.

Need a special size? Request a quote or watch our expainer video to choose the correct size.

Add to wishlist Remove from wishlist
Total € 195

Title: “Jacques-Louis David’s Madame Tallien: A Timeless Portrait of Elegance and Power”

Year Painted: 1804

Jacques-Louis David’s masterpiece, “Madame Tallien,” painted in 1804, is a captivating representation of Thérésa Cabarrus, a notable figure during the French Revolution. The painting holds a significant place in art history due to its exquisite portrayal of Madame Tallien’s charm, combined with the artist’s unparalleled skill and attention to detail.

In this iconic artwork, David skillfully captures the essence of Madame Tallien, showcasing her elegance, beauty, and undeniable presence. The sitter, dressed in a luxurious white gown, exudes confidence and poise, while her enigmatic smile adds a touch of mystery. The artist’s meticulous brushstrokes reveal his ability to convey the softness of her skin, the intricate folds of her clothing, and the glimmering jewels adorning her neck, enhancing the overall realism of the painting.

“Madame Tallien” not only serves as a portrait of an individual but also encapsulates a crucial transitional period in French history. The year 1804 marked the end of the turbulent French Revolution and the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte’s reign. David, known for his association with the Revolution and later with Napoleon, paints Madame Tallien as a symbol of this transformative era. Through her dignified posture and regal attire, she embodies the shift from the chaotic revolutionary period to the more refined and opulent Napoleonic era.

The painting’s significance also lies in its ability to immortalize Madame Tallien as a prominent figure in history. Thérésa Cabarrus was not only a woman of great beauty but also a woman of intelligence and influence. She played a significant role during the Revolution, using her charm and connections to aid in the release of political prisoners. David’s portrait captures her strength and allure, ensuring that her image and legacy endure.

Furthermore, the technical mastery displayed in “Madame Tallien” is a testament to David’s artistic genius. His ability to manipulate light and shadow creates a three-dimensional effect, bringing Madame Tallien to life on the canvas. The attention to detail in every aspect, from the delicate lace on her gown to the subtle reflections in her jewelry, demonstrates David’s impeccable skill as a painter.

In conclusion, Jacques-Louis David’s “Madame Tallien” is an extraordinary painting that encompasses the essence of a remarkable woman and a transformative period in history. Its timeless beauty, historical significance, and technical excellence make it a true masterpiece, admired and revered by art enthusiasts around the world.

Original size:
113 x 138 cm (width x height)
Art style:
Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

At our art gallery, we take pride in offering comprehensive global shipping to our esteemed clientele. We understand the significance of your art acquisitions and the need to transport them with utmost care. Hence, we are committed to delivering your chosen paintings to any address worldwide and free of any additional charge.

Our reliable courier service partners are experienced in handling precious art pieces and ensure that your painting reaches you in pristine condition. We offer fully insured, door-to-door delivery, providing you with peace of mind that your artwork is protected during transit.

Moreover, to accommodate your unique framing preferences, we offer the distinctive service of sending your purchased artwork directly to any framer across the globe. This enables you to have your painting framed locally by your trusted framer, reducing the risk of damage during transportation.

Regardless of your location or your framer’s, we strive to make the process as seamless as possible. It is our goal to provide exceptional service that caters to your needs and ensures the safe delivery of your valuable artwork.

We invite you to experience our hassle-free, worldwide shipping service, which is aimed at delivering your prized art pieces safely and efficiently, wherever you may be.

Similar paintings

Customer experiences

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Great experience
Great experience! The painting was delivered super fast and exceeds my expectations. Vivid colors, beautiful details. Simple ordering procedure on…
Tim Knobben, January 17, 2024
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
A super satisfied customer!
I received my painting today and it looks great! The colors are vibrant and the quality is top notch! Highly…
Dylan Korenromp, December 15, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Highly recommended!
My new painting just arrived and I am really extremely happy with it! It sounds cliché but the painting is…
Sven Korthuis, October 31, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Very satisfied and will definitely order here again in the future.
Painting is exactly what I expected it to be. Price/quality is good and would definitely recommend them. Prompt delivery and…
Bram Lucas, November 24, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Very happy with my painting
Very happy with my painting of my pet. Quality is beyond expectations. Customer service answered my questions well and gave…
Kelly van Haren, November 2, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Received my painting today….
Today received my painting of:The Scream (after Munch) 1984 by Andy Warhol. Very happy with my order. And the quality…
Nicol, November 21, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Incredibly happy with my painting of…
Incredibly happy with my painting of Gustav Klimt! It fits our home perfectly and the delivery went top notch as…
Dian Mastenbroek, November 6, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
This already the second time I have had a…
This already the second time I order a painting. Top quality and perfect service. The Mona Lisa hanging in our…
Ali El Habziz, November 4, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
What a surprise
Received today the painting of our dog we ordered. What a surprise! Beautifully painted, brilliant colors and very realistic. Warmly…
Ingrid Wilmink, November 3, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Looks great in our new home
Looks great in our new home! A real work of art and neat delivery
Marije Paus, November 2, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Super nice assortment
Super nice selection and products delivered quickly! Very happy with it!
Luuk Rouwhorst, October 31, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Turned out very beautiful!
JM, November 2, 2023