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Title

Portrait of an officer

circa 1714-circa 1715


Artist

Nicolas de Largillierre

France

10 Oct 1656 - 20 Mar 1746


Details


Date

circa 1714-circa 1715


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

65.5 x 54.1 cm original canvas; 65.9 x 55.1 cm stretcher; 90.0 x 78.8 x 10.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of James Fairfax AC 1995


Location

Not on display


Accession number

176.1995


Artist information

Nicolas de Largillierre

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


The provenance of this work is under review and records will be updated as new details become available. The Gallery welcomes any information. Contact provenance@ag.nsw.gov.au

Provenance


The Comtesse Niel, 1928, France, by 1928

Palais Galliera, 02 Dec 1976, Paris/France, sale Palais Galliera, Paris, 2 Dec 1976, no 33

Colnaghi U.S.A., 1985-24 Oct 1988, New York/New York/United States of America, by 1985. Purchased by James Fairfax, 24 October 1988

James Oswald Fairfax AC, 24 Oct 1988-22 Jun 1995, Bowral/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of James Fairfax 1995


Referenced in 10 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales Annual Report 1995, Sydney, 1995, pp 24, 56.

Art Gallery of New South Wales, The James Fairfax collection of old masters, Sydney, 1992, pp [1], [3].

Richard Beresford and Peter Raissis, The James Fairfax collection of old master paintings, drawings and prints, Sydney, 2003, pp 111–12, no 29, col illus pp 110, 113 (detail).

Colnaghi U.S.A., European paintings 1550-1800, New York, 1985, p 64, no 21, illus p 65.

Emmanuel Coquery (Editor), Visages du Grand Siècle: le portrait français sous le règne de Louis XIV, 1660-1715, Paris, 1997, illus p 153. As 'Portrait d'homme' location unknown.

Camille Gronowski, Gazette des Beaux-Arts, vol 17, 'L'exposition N. de Largillierre au Petit Palais', Paris, Jun 1928, pp 321–38: p 336 and note 1. 'Rigaud et Largillierre, peintres de mains' by Jean de Cayeux

Richard Nagy and Martyn Cook (Curators), The inspired spirit: three centuries of European painting, Sydney, 1986, p 48, no 21, col illus p 49.

Myra Nan Rosenfeld, Largillierre and the eighteenth-century portrait, Montreal, 1982, p 197, note 7.

Études d’art [publiées par le Musée National des Beaux-Arts d’Alger], vol 6, 1951, pp 33–56: p 45, illus fig 2, p 40.

Exposition N. de Largillierre, Paris, 1928, p 20, no 19.