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Portrait of Catherine Coustard (1673-1728), Marquise of Castelnau, Wife of Charles-Léonor Aubry (1667-1735) with her Son Léonor (1695-1770)

Artist

Nicolas de Largillière

Date

c. 1699

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G308
Portrait of Catherine Coustard (1673-1728), Marquise of Castelnau, Wife of Charles-Léonor Aubry (1667-1735) with her Son Léonor (1695-1770), Nicolas de Largillière
Portrait of Catherine Coustard (1673-1728), Marquise of Castelnau, Wife of Charles-Léonor Aubry (1667-1735) with her Son Léonor (1695-1770): Gallery Label - Current
: Largillierre’s Portrait of Madame Aubry
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on canvas
Size: 53 1/4 x 40 3/4 in. (135.26 x 103.51 cm) (sight)70 1/2 x 58 x 5 in. (179.07 x 147.32 x 12.7 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 17th-18th century
Inscriptions: Signature and Date BC (on robe of sitter, next to dog's paw): [Peint par N. de Largillierre 170..] (Date has been interpreted as 1700)
Physical Description: Portrait. Madame Aubry wears an ultramarine blue velvet dress, cloak lined with flowered brocade and a bodice of silver lamé with lace and rose ribbon. Her hand touches a whippet which may have belonged to the artist as it appears in other portraits. Her
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 77.26
Artist: Nicolas de Largillière, French, 1656 - 1746
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1656 - 1746
Added to Site: February 28, 2009