26 January 2012
Follower of Hyacinthe Rigaud
Portrait of Louis XIV, three-quarter-length, in a brown periwig and armor with white sash and blue ribbon of the St. Esprit, holding a baton
oil on canvas
47¾ x 35¾ in. (121.3 x 90.8 cm.)
Marquis du Biencourt, Paris.
with Edward Brandus, New York, 1904.
with Seligmann Rey & Co., New York, from whom purchased by
Samuel Untermyer, New York.
Anonymous sale; Parke Bernet, New York, 15-17 May 1940, lot 531, as 'Hyacinthe Rigaud' (to the following).
with Arnold Seligmann Rey & Co., New York; Parke Bernet, New York, 23-25 January 1947, lot 282, as 'Hyacinthe Rigaud' ($400 to French & Co.)
with French & Co., New York, inv. no. 45289.
Given by exchange from the Preston Pope Satterwhite Collection to
The Speed Museum of Art, Louisville, 1958.
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P. S. Harris, The J. B. Speed Art Museum, Fourteen Seasons of Art Accessions in Kentucky, 1947 to 1960: A Handbook with Curatorial Notes, Louisville, 1960, [n.p.], no. 102, as 'after Hyacinthe Rigaud'.
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