Oil on canvas, 19th century. Countess Anne de Vaujany, born Milleray on May 15, 1825. With frame 77cm by 67cm. Without frame 64cm by 54cm.Old repair at the back (photo). A knightly family that takes its name from a town in the Oisans canton. In Dauphiné, known since the century according to the writings of Burnon de Voiron, prior of the monastery of Vienne, who speaks of a Jean de Vaujany who took part in a tournament in 1096 before leaving for the First Crusade.
And also by the charters of the articles of Dauphiné which trace the lineage back to Guy-Rodolphe-Hughes de Vaujany, whose brother was a canon at the priory of Domène. Among the descendants of the Vaujany family, mention can be made of Louis-Jean Henry de Vaujany. And whose remains rest in the cavaux of the Saint-Louis chapel of the former French embassy in Egypt, died in Nice where he was the Consul General of Turkey, is also a descendant of this Dauphinese family.