Pair of 17th century oval portraits of ladies of the French court. Oil on canvases in period giltwood frames. Circa 1690.
Pierre Gobert (1662-1744) was a French painter born in Fontainebleau and was the son of the sculptor Jean II Gobert. He entered the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture in Paris in 1701 as a portraitist. During the reign of Louis XIV he became the preferred painter of the ladies of the Court, producing a large number of portraits during this time.
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British and European paintings and sculpture from the 16th To 19th century