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MA's Eyes
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Author:  fambee [ Tue Aug 07, 2007 9:07 pm ]
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Hello! I've been searching the internet trying to find a reference to her exact eye color. The paintings seem to show them in blue and green and hazel. I can't find text accounts of her eye color either. Do any of you know?

Author:  Marie-Antoinette [ Wed Aug 08, 2007 2:50 am ]
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From what I have read and heard from other posters on this forum...the color of her eyes were most probably blue.

Author:  Princesse Amelie [ Fri Aug 10, 2007 8:20 pm ]
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When she was young she was said to have large, bright blue eyes (one of her most attractive features!), but the portraits of her when she is older show her with softer green eyes, with maybe a tinge of blue. Of course, I couldn't tell you the exact color, I'm just going with what I've read and seen!

Author:  Marie-Antoinette [ Fri Aug 10, 2007 8:34 pm ]
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That is very interesting :D

Author:  fambee [ Fri Aug 10, 2007 8:59 pm ]
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Thanks to you all! I settled on an blue-green for my project. :D

Author:  Marie-Antoinette [ Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:14 am ]
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I have always wanted to have a school project on Marie Antoinette..but I have never been given the chance. Perhaps this year :)

Author:  fambee [ Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:21 am ]
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The project was for a little purse. A customer of mine requested MA with crystals. I wanted to get her eyes right so I turned to the experts... you all! Thanks so much! :)

Author:  Marie-Antoinette [ Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:31 am ]
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OMG..its so cute!!! Good job! :D

Author:  fambee [ Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:36 am ]
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Thank you! :D

Author:  Marie-Antoinette [ Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:41 am ]
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Your very welcome :)

Author:  Princesse Amelie [ Fri Aug 17, 2007 4:21 am ]
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Aw! That is adorable. I love it <3

Author:  Arianna [ Fri Aug 17, 2007 5:48 am ]
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Very cute :)

Author:  Pimprenelle [ Fri Aug 17, 2007 9:16 am ]
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Following Madame Vigee Lebrun, her official painter, Marie Antoinette's ayes were "almost blue", which you can see while looking at her portraits. She had grey eyes almost blue, large and slightly buggling. Wonderful.

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