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Portrait of Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France

Portrait of Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France

Jean-Martial Frédou (in 1760)

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  • priyanshu asked

    When was Louis 16 Death

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered

    Hi Priyanshu, Louis XVI was born in Versailles on the 23rd of August in 1754 and died on the 21st of January in 1793. He didn't die so peacefully; he was guillotined in front of an angry mob on the Place de la Révolution in Paris. Kind regards, Tanja

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We do not known if the Maria Josepha of Saxony posed for Frédou personally because the master usually employed an existing portrait as a model. He made several copies of a portrait of her husband by Maurice-Quentin de La Tour, and so he may have followed the same practice here.

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Title Portrait of Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width 54 cm
Height 64 cm
Artists Schilder: Jean-Martial Frédou
Accession number 2577 (OK)
Credits Verworven met de verzameling van / Acquired with the collection of: D.G. van Beuningen 1958
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1958
Age artist About 49 years old
Collector Collector / D.G. van Beuningen
Exhibitions The Collection Enriched (2011)
Alles aan kant en Isabel Ferrand - Wereldkaart World Lace (2017)
Material
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Geographical origin France > Western Europe > Europe

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Jean-Martial Frédou

Fontenay-le-Père 1710 - Versailles 1795

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