CHARPENTIER, Jean-Baptiste the Elder
(b. 1728, Paris, d. 1806, Paris)
The Family of the Duc de Penthièvre ("La Tasse de Chocolat")1768
Oil on canvas
Musée National du Château, Versailles
The painting depicts the Duke Penthièvre (1725-1793), his mother, the Counntess of Toulouse, his son, the Prince of Lamballe (1747-1768), the Princess of Lamballe (1749-1792), and her daughter, the future Duchessof Orléans) (1753-1821).