Attributed to Pierre Mignard

1640-1725, French

Portrait of a lady dressed in lace

Oil on canvas laid to canvas
Appears unsigned
31.25" H x 26" W

  • Provenance: Sir George Chetwynd, Staffordshire
    Gooden & Fox, London
  • Notes: A paper label with the coat of arms of George Chetwynd affixed verso. A paper label from Gooden and Fox, London affixed to the stretcher. A paper label bearing the name P. Mignard affixed to the stretcher.
  • Condition: Visual: The tacking edge of the original canvas has been flattened and laid to a backing canvas. Craquelure throughout. Lines of varnish separation across the subject's forehead. A series of small chips of paint loss to the subject's d├ęcolletage. A 1" tear in the canvas with minor paint loss lower center. Surface dirt and grime throughout.

    Blacklight: A 1" band of restoration around the perimeter of the top of the oval. Difficult to read under heavy varnish.

    Frame: 40" H x 34.5" W x 3.5" D

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