A portrait miniature of Louis XV of France
Gouache on ivory portrait of the King in a breastplate and embroidered blue cloak. After the full-figure portrait in Versailles. In a fire-gilt metal frame. Examined in the frame. 3.8 x 3.3 cm (incl. metal frame).
After Charles André van Loo, France, late 18th C.
Former collection of Umberto II of Italy, sold by Sotheby's, Geneva on 12.11.1984; purchased from Kunsthandel Albrecht Neuhaus, Würzburg in 1985; subsequently in the collection of Dr. Günther Bartels. Göttingen.