In the style of Jean-Marc Nattier

1685-1766, French

Portrait of Anne Henriette of France playing the violoncello (1727-1752)

Oil on canvas
Appears unsigned
46" H x 36" W

  • Notes: Anne Henriette of France was a French princess, the twin of Louise √Člisabeth of France, and the second child of King Louis XV of France and queen consort Marie Leszczynska.
  • Condition: Visual: Craquelure throughout. Frame abrasion along the four edges. The canvas is slightly rippled along the upper left edge. A 6" tear to the canvas lower right edge. Stretcher bar creases along the left and right edges and across the center with associated scattered paint loss. A dime-sized depression in the canvas in the center. A dime-sized spot of paint loss lower edge right. A series of small chips of paint loss right and left edge center. Surface dirt and grime.

    Blacklight: A diagonal line of restoration runs across the center. Difficult to read under heavy varnish.

    Frame: 52.5" H x 42.5" W x 3" D

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