24 janvier 2010

Fortuna, by Henri Gascar (1635-1701). Circa 1670.

Fortuna, by Henri Gascar (1635-1701). Circa 1670. Oil on canvas. Height : 90.00 cm - Width : 69.50 cm - Price on application Notes: Gascar, born in France, is thought to have studied mainly in Italy. He is recorded in Rome in 1659, but evidently moved back to Northern Europe to seek patronage, as evidenced by a portrait of the diarist Nicolas Delafond painted in Amsterdam in 1667 (Hermitage, St Petersburg). Having failed to establish a successful practice in France, he left for England, probably at the behest of Louise de... [Lire la suite]
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