Oil on canvas , early 18th century , Attribute to Pierre Gobert ( 1662 - 1744 ) .
Very beautiful carved and gilted wooden frame from the period .
Dimensions in inches : Heigth 63 , Wide 43,1/4 .
Françoise -Marie de Bourbon ( 1677- 1749 ) duchess of Chartres and then of Orléans , know as "the Second Mademoiselle de Blois " , was a natural daughter that Louis XIV had with his mistress , the Marquise de Montespan .
A legitimized daughter of France , she had several children with Philippe d'Orléans , the " Regent " ,including Louis I of Orléans ( 1703- 1752 )
Duke of Chartres at birth , First Blood Prince in 1709 , Louis d'Orléans is the grandfather of Philippe Egalité and the great-grandfather of King Louis-Philippe .
There are several portraits of Françoise-Marie de Bourbon by Pierre Gobert (Musée national des châteaux de Versailles et Trianon , Musée du château de Sceaux ) , but also by Philippe Vignon , François de Troy and Jean-Pierre Franque .
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