Nicolas de Largillierre

1656 - 1746
He was born (and died) in Paris; he trained in Antwerp and from about 1674 was for some years an assistant to Peter Lely in England. He became a member of the French Academy in 1686 and was later Director; he is recorded as an early admirer of Chardin. He specialised in portraits, mostly of the professional classes.

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Portrait of a Man
Nicolas de Largillierre
probably 1710
Portrait of a Man
Princess Rákóczi
Nicolas de Largillierre
probably 1720
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