(b. 1675, Venezia, d. 1757, Venezia)

Portrait of the French Consul Le Blond

c. 1727
Pastel on blue paper, 58 x 56 cm
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice

Of the three Le Blond brothers, one, a priest, served as secretary to Cardinal Polignac, another filled the office of French Consul-General in Milan, and the third performed similar duties in Venice, where he commissioned the portrait seen here.