(b. 1771, Bruges, d. 1839, Bruges)
Portrait of Marie J. Lafont-Porcherc. 1835
Oil on canvas, 100 x 81 cm
Groeninge Museum, Bruges
The sitter (c. 1785 - c. 1867) was a famous French singer and an associate of literary figures like Chateaubriand and Alexandre Dumas. She was married to the violinist Charles Lafont (1781-1839).
This portrait stems from the end of the artist's career.