London, South Kensington
18 December 1998
Circle of Jean-Marc Nattier (1685-1766)
Portrait of a military commander, standing three-quarter-length, in armour with a blue sash and an ermine lined cloak, holding a helmet before a crimson curtain, a landscape beyond
oil on canvas
49 x 37 in. (124.5 x 94 cm.)
In an 18th century carved giltwood frame.
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