14 December 2000
Follower of Jean-Baptiste van Loo
Portrait of King Louis XV (1710-1774), half-length, in armour with the sash of the Order of the Saint Esprit
oil on canvas
32¼ x 25¾ in. (81.9 x 65.4 cm.)
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The composition derives from the portrait painted by Van Loo in collaboration with Charles Parrocel, which is at Versailles (inv. no. MV3749).
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