Louise de Lavallière 1644 - 1710.
First official favorite of Louis XIV. She felt for the king, a pure and disinterested love.
Their relationship lasted 6 years and she gave him 5 children.
Presented in front of her in a three-quarter bust, she is dressed in a dark purple dress embroidered with gold thread and highlighted with lace in the neckline. A red cape on the shoulders finishes her toilet.
We find the necklace of pearls around the neck, feminine attribute in the typical fashion of the XVIIE as well as in the hair.
Pretty face with a clear complexion and languid blue eyes of a great sweetness that did not fail to seduce LXIV.
Oil on canvas, old lining in the eighteenth century. Reinforced borders
Presented in an old frame from the XIXth century
Overall 68x 83
Canvas 66,5 x 72
Pierre Mignard 1612- 1695, prolific and famous portraitist, appreciated by LXIV who became first painter of the king after the death of his rival Le Brun in 1690
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