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German Portrait Painter active 2nd half 18th cent. - Frederick the Great


Frederick the Great

Lot-Nr. 351 | German Portrait Painter active 2nd half 18th cent.


Frederick the Great | Result 1.700 €

Oil/canvas, 77 x 64 cm, lo. ri. inscribed a. dat. FR ad viv. pinx. 1764, dam., relined. - The term 'ad vivum' means that the artist worked with the sitter as model, and not after another painting or print; however the king is known to detest this exercise. Frederick the Grat (1712-1786) is shown at the age of 52. At the far right under the arch Sanssouci palace in Potsdam is visible.

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