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  • Title: Self-Portrait
  • Creator: Nicolas de Largillierre
  • Date Created: 1707
  • Physical Dimensions: original canvas (approximate size): 90.5 x 71.1 cm (35 5/8 x 28 in.) overall: 92.7 x 73 cm (36 1/2 x 28 3/4 in.)
  • Provenance: Acquired between 1860 and 1910 by comte Alexandre-Marie de Boisgelin [1832-1910], Paris and Château de Beaumont, Beaumont-le-Roger (Eure);[1] by inheritance to his son, comte Georges de Boisgelin [1873-1940], Paris and Château de Beaumont; by inheritance to his son, comte Amaury de Boisgelin [1914-1980]; by inheritance to his widow [née Claudie Février, 1910-2003; in a previous marriage, Madame Pierre Olivier]; presumably by inheritance to her children; (sale, Christie's, Paris, 24 June 2004, no. 88); (Wildenstein & Co., New York); purchased 2 March 2006 by NGA. [1] Joseph Baillio of Wildenstein & Co. was assisted by Professor Dominique Brême, Maitre François de Ricqlès, and comte Édouard de Boisgelin in establishing the painting's provenance. On this branch of the de Boisgelin family, see Louis, marquis de Fraguier, _Une famille parisienne_, Paris, 1963.
  • Medium: oil on canvas

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