Rare! Princes of FranceMadame Louise 17371787 - New York - New York ID1196781Offering about 2 months ago - Arts - Antiques - Collectibles - New York
- Beautiful study !Miniature portrait of Princess Louise of France, later known as Madame Louise, (1737-1787), she was the last child of King Louis VX and Maria Leszcynska, she came into the world a princess and died a nun (Therese of Saint Augustine, order of the Carmelites), Painted By : Jean-Marc Nattier 1748.
Louise-Marie of France was a French princess and Carmelite, the youngest of the ten children of Louis XV and Maria Leszczyńska. She entered the Carmelite convent at Saint-Denis in 1770 under the name of Thérèse of Saint Augustine, and served as prioress in 1773-1779 and 1785-1787. She was declared venerable in 1873.
This is an study of a much larger work !Potraite by Jean Marc Nattier! 1700s Google (Madame Louise)
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Measures: miniature dimensions oval 8.2 x 6.3cm, frame 14.5 x 11.3 x 1.5cm thick; 115.6gk ,Frame Metal Copper.
The oval portrait is set in a very ornate two tiered rococo gilt frame with pressed and pierced floral decoration and a flamboyant capital. It has an easel action rear leg for standing and a round ring for hanging on a pin.
It is in good antique condition, no other faults or damage, the gilding is tarnished and may be an applied oxidised finish. The photos form part of the description.
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Private Collection Luxembourg.
A very similar comparable can be found in the Museum of Fine Arts around the world.
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