Our Mater Dolorosa in bust painted by Lubin Baugin in the first part of the XVII century. The purple and blue Parma colours used are typical of the painter's work.
Of rather larger size ( 0,615 x 0,475) our work exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts in Orleans and Tolouse in 2002 is on the exhibition catalogue and on the monography of the painter (n°87).
Laubin Baugin, French painter was born in 1612 at Pithiviers in a wealthy family. Its training in the entourage of the painters of Fontainbleu, took him in Paris, in 1629. Is known for his still life in the first part of his works.
From 1632 to 1640 he went in Italy. He married a Roman woman who gave him two children, this was the "Italianisante" period.
Back in Paris, he became famous, painter of the king in 1641, he chosen religious subjects, it's the classicism named by Jacques Thullier l' "Atticisme Parisien".
He died in July 1663 in Paris.
His paintings are exhibited in the most prestigious museums.
Provenance: Private collection in Paris , collection Victoria Cabanel
Oil on canvas: 0,615 x 0,475 m, Frame in black wood in the style of the XVII century.