Lot 298
after Pierre Mignard (French, 1612-1695), Portrait of Francoise Marguerite, Countess of Grignan
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas (lined), 19th century, unsigned, with Uffizi gallery wax seal, presented in an antique gilt Florentine style frame.

SS 30.75 x 22 in.; DOA 42.5 x 33.25 in.

Private Collection, Sedona, Arizona

A half-length portrait of the young countess, gazing directly at the viewer. She is depicted as the Roman goddess Flora, goddess of youth and fertility. The original painting is in the collection of the Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence.

Cut and laid to later stretchers; stable craquelure; minor area of retouch to upper left quadrant of background; frame with chipping and restoration.

$800 - 1,200