26 January 2001
GUILLAUME COURTOIS, IL BORGOGNONE (Saint Hippolite 1628-1679 Rome)
Portrait of a Gentleman, small bust-length, wearing a black tunic
oil on canvas
16¼ x 12½ in. (41.3 x 31.7 cm.)
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We are grateful to Dott. Maurizio Fagiolo dell'Arco for confirming the attribution on the basis of a photograph (private communication, 27 November 2000).
Please note that the nickname 'Il Borgognone' is incorrectly stated in the catalogue. It refers to Jacques Courtois, Guillaume's brother.
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