Prince de Montbarrey
Served without distinction in the War Ministry during the ancien regime. Montbarrey and his wife left Paris for their provincial estates near Besançon early in the Revolution. They emigrated to Switzerland in 1791.
Appears in these Letters:
22 July: Revolutionary Paris in July 1789
The duchess reflects on events in the Revolution so far and the rising power of Paris's new municipal government. She castigates a...
Portrait of Prince de Montbarrey, by Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun.