Portrait of the first love of Louis XIV, Oil on canvas of origin.
Gilded wood frame and carved Louis XVIII.
The attribution of the portrait to the painter Pierre Mignard 1612/1695 and his studio is no doubt that it is in the many details, the posture or in the light.
We bring our table closer to:
The Countess of Grignan 1648/1705 by Pierre Mignard bought by the Carnavalet Museum in 1982, visible room 21 collection painting.
The Mazarin family were often painted by P. Mignard who was one of the greatest portraitist of the seventeenth century.
We can quote:
Cardinal Mazarin, 1658-1660, oil on canvas, 65 × 55.5 cm, Condé museum, Chantilly.
Portrait of Hortense Mancini, Duchess of Mazarin, receiving felurs of love, Hotel Drouot 2008
A niece of Mazarin who brought her from Rome to the French court, Marie Mancini is famous for having been the first true love of young Louis XIV. But Cardinal Mazarin and Queen Anne of Austria have other plans for the young sovereign, to sign the Treaty of the Pyrenees he is promised a royal marriage with the Infanta Maria Theresa of Austria.
Marie Mancini was promised to Prince Lorenzo Colonna, she died without seeing King Louis XIV in 1715.
Out of frame dimensions:
Length 81cm Width 100cm
Length: 100cm Width: 120cm
4 500 €
9 800 €