KINSOEN, François-Joseph
(b. 1771, Bruges, d. 1839, Bruges)

Portrait of Marie J. Lafont-Porcher

c. 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.

© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.