Lot 52After Carle van Loo
Portrait of Louis XV in Armour
Oil on canvas
29 x 23 1/2 inches (73.6 x 59.7 cm)
A full length version of this portrait is now in the Musee des Beaux-Arts in Dijon. The original version was first exhibited at the Salon of 1751.
Sold for $2,813
This is a 19th-century work. Not lined, but patched in several places in the back. There are two large areas of restoration in the background in the upper left quadrant; a repaired hole next to the king's left ear and several other repaired holes in the background. There is a repaired tear roughly 2 inches long on the shoulder of the king's cloak, and an area of restoration on the up-folded ermine lining. Some shadows and contours reinforced; scattered touches of restoration elsewhere.
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