Portrait of a lady, seventeenth century François de Troy (1645-1730) workshop-
(73 cm by 59 cm, 91 cm by 78 cm with frame)
Stylish portrait of a lady of quality time Louis XIV; She is wearing a white dress embroidered with fine lace and tied with a pink ribbon.
Stole blue taffeta attached by a cabochon adorns all.
With fashion hairstyle, it is necessary to locate the table in the 1690-1695 years. Indeed, it is at this point that the hair began to be returned in thick strands on the top of the head, clearing the front decorated with two eye-hearts arranged symmetrically.
The examination of the style of this table makes it closer to the painter François de Troy productions (1645-1730). Coming from a family of Languedoc artists, he was trained in Paris in the Claude Lefebvre workshop that teaches him the portrait business. This explains the safe technique and atmosphere grave of his works. Troy is an heir to the French tradition: his art is imbued with realism and restraint. The simple layout (the subject is seen from the waist up, usually seated) and allow the dark background to focus on the face ...
It is an authentic array of rare quality!
Oil on canvas / strong cardboard
Small old restorations and small wear.