An Officer and a Gentleman

NICOLAS DE LARGILLIERE (1656-1746) Portrait of an Officier Oil on canvas (66x 55 cm) Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Unjustly shadowed by his contemporary and rival Hyacinthe Rigaud (1659-1743) Nicolas de Largilliere was on the other side of the coin of Le Grand Siecle the other great master of portraiture in France. Whereas …

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