LARGILLIÈRE, Nicolas de
(b. 1656, Paris, d. 1746, Paris)

La Belle Strasbourgeoise

1703
Oil on canvas, 138 x 106 cm
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Strasbourg

Largillière was an expert portraitist. With La Belle Strasbourgeoise he demonstrated wonderful skill in rendering textiles (gray lace and black satin) and employed the provincial hat to superb compositional effect.




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