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Pastel - Portrait of M. Louis Francois de Sozzy (c.1715-1780)
  • Portrait of M. Louis Francois de Sozzy (c.1715-1780)
    Nattier, Jean-Marc le Jeune, born 1685 - died 1756
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Portrait of M. Louis Francois de Sozzy (c.1715-1780)

  • Object:

    Pastel

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nattier, Jean-Marc le Jeune, born 1685 - died 1756

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pastel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss V. M. Inglefield

  • Museum number:

    E.1083-1988

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pastel drawing

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Nattier, Jean-Marc le Jeune, born 1685 - died 1756

Materials and Techniques

Pastel

Dimensions

Height: 72 cm, Width: 63 cm

Object history note

Like E.1082-1988 this was formerly attributed to Maurice Quentin de Latour. An old label on the back reads Noble Louis Francois de Sozzy, Avocat au Parlement et aux Cours de Lyon, membre de L'academie de Lyon, Bailli general du grand prieure de france et du temple de Paris, mort en 1780, age d'environ 65 ans. fait vers l'an 1755, par Latour.

Descriptive line

Attributed to Jean-Marc Nattier (1685-1766) See article "Un pastelliste meconnu, Jean-Marc Nattier", in "L'Objet d'art", Novembre 1999, by Xavier Salmon, conservateur au musee national des chateaux de Versailles et de Trianon. Fig.13. Anne Francoise de Sozzy, ca 1754-55. Copy of article is on RP 88/2156.; Anon French School 18th Century

Production Note

French : mid-18th century

Materials

Pastel

Techniques

Pastel drawing

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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