Offered by: Solomon Treasure
1050 Second Ave New York City, NY 10022 , United States Call Seller 917.686.9732


Portrait of Jean-Antoine de Mesmes (Prémier Président), Oil on Canvas Painting

$ 35,000
  • Description
    Follower of Phillippe de Champaigne (French, 1602-1674)

    An exceptional quality portrait painting of Jean-Antoine de Mesmes (Prémier Président)

    Jean-Antoine de Mesmes, comte d'Avaux (1661–1723) was a premier president of the Parlement of Paris and member of the Académie française. As premier president he presided at the rescinding of the will of Louis XIV and in 1720 at the remonstrance against the regent, Philippe of Orléans, for allowing Law's disastrous financial scheme and appointing Guillaume Dubois as archbishop of Cambrai.

    Oil on canvas, in original gilt-wood frame.

    Canvas: 50" high x 41" wide
    Frame: 56" high x 46" wide

    Very good condition, Ready to hang. No major damages noted. Finely patterned craquelure throughout. Minor surface dirt and dust. A very few minor scuffs at lower edge.
  • More Information
    Origin: France
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Oil
    Condition: Good. Very good condition
    Styles / Movements: Asian Art
    Incollect Reference #: 577329
  • Dimensions
    W. 47 in; H. 57 in; D. 6 in;
    W. 119.38 cm; H. 144.78 cm; D. 15.24 cm;
Message from Seller:

For four generations, Solomon Treasure has obtained a reputation for dealing in rare and important 18th – 19th century antiques and fine art.

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