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Testelin,Henri Louis XIV,protecteur de I'Academie Royale oil painting


Louis XIV,protecteur de I'Academie Royale
Painting ID::  30957
Testelin,Henri
Louis XIV,protecteur de I'Academie Royale
mk70 Toile, h.3,90;L.2,90 Versailles,Musee National du Chateau

   
   
     

Testelin,Henri Portrait of Louis XIV of France oil painting


Portrait of Louis XIV of France
Painting ID::  78456
Testelin,Henri
Portrait of Louis XIV of France
1667(1667) Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 390 x 290 cm (153.5 x 114.2 in) cyf

   
   
     

Testelin,Henri Colbert Presenting the Members of the Royal Academy of Sciences to Louis XIV in 1667 oil painting


Colbert Presenting the Members of the Royal Academy of Sciences to Louis XIV in 1667
Painting ID::  96079
Testelin,Henri
Colbert Presenting the Members of the Royal Academy of Sciences to Louis XIV in 1667
second half of 17th century Medium oil on canvas cyf

   
   
     

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     Testelin,Henri
     French , 1616-1695 Painter, printmaker and writer, brother of Louis Testelin. As a member of the circle of Charles Le Brun, he endorsed his connection with the Academie Royale by submitting an allegorical portrait of Louis XIV in Childhood as Patron of the Arts as his morceau de reception. He was secretary of the Acad?mie from 1650 and a professor from 1656. He produced several tapestry cartoons based on designs by Le Brun for the Gobelins, including the Wedding of Louis XIV and Maria-Theresa on 9 June 1660 (before 1665) and the Founding of the Academie des Sciences and the Observatory in 1666. He was active also as a court portrait painter, exhibiting portraits of Louis XIV as Patron of the Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture (exh. Salon 1673; Versailles, Cheteau) and of Maria-Theresa, Queen of France . Also at the Salon of 1673 he showed a history painting,

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