Previously catalogued as Studio of Giraud. This is probably 'Rigaud's portrait of Racine', which James Boaden acquired from an émigré during the French Revolution and subsequently gave to Desenfans.
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Title: A Man, called Racine
Date: Early 18th century
Physical Dimensions: w635 x h800 cm
Work Nationality: French
Provenance: James Boaden (c. 1790?); given to Noel Desenfans 'duringÉ the French Revolution' (acc. to Boaden); London, Noel Desenfans, ?1790s-1807; London, Sir Francis Bourgeois, 1811; Bourgeois Bequest, 1811.
Acquisition Method: Bourgeois, Sir Peter Francis (Bequest, 1811)