EXHIBITION at the Crypt Gallery, Marylebone London 6-11 sept 22. ArtCan.org.
Including ‘ The Shoes of Madame Deficit ‘ painting on canvas by Jan Lee Johnson.
All works in the show are chosen for the unique environment of the gallery.
The shoes are typical of the ultra feminine Marie Antoinette who was called Madame deficit by the french and blamed for the financial excesses which ultimately led to the French Revolution.
In the painting there is a strand of her hair and a locket containing a portrait of the queens head - by madam Vigee le Brun, the female court artist appointed by Marie Antoinette.