A reduced copy of a three-quarter-length portrait by Giraud of which there is a version in the château de Chenonceau. Another half-length copy is at Versailles.
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Title: Louis XIV
Date: 18th century
Physical Dimensions: w721 x h914 cm
Work Notes: Perhaps: Joseph Franz Anton Graf von Waldburg-Zeil-Wurzach; his sale, London, Truchsessian Gallery, 14+ May 1804, lot 710 (‘Rigaud–Portrait of Lewis XIV'). On canvas, 2' 10" h x 2' 2" w (The materials and dimensions are given in the 1803 descriptive catalogue). ?Bt in; Joseph Franz Anton Graf von Waldburg-Zeil-Wurzach; his sale, London, Skinner and Dyke, 29 Mar. 1806, lot 228 (‘Rigaud–Portrait of Louis the Fourteenth'). £17.16. Handwritten note in CIL copy of catalogue gives size as ‘3 h 2 1/2'.
Work Nationality: French
Support: Canvas on panel
Provenance: London, Sir Francis Bourgeois, 1811; Bourgeois Bequest, 1811.