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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

65.7 x 54.2 cm stretcher; 90.0 x 79.5 x 9.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of James Fairfax AC 1995


Accession number

176.1995


Artist information

Nicolas de Largillierre

Works in the collection

1


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


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

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.

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

The James Fairfax collection of old masters, Sydney, 1992, pp [1], [3].

The inspired spirit: three centuries of European painting, Sydney, 1986, p 48, no 21, col illus p 49.

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

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.

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

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