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Nicolas de Largillière

(1656-1746)

Sitter associated with 3 portraits
Artist associated with 42 portraits
Nicolas de Largillière, painter and draughtsman, was born in Paris. He studied under Flemish artist Goubau. In 1686 Largillière was elected a member of the Academie de Peinture as a painter of portraits and historical subjects. He was most acclaimed as a portraitist of women.

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Mary of Modena, by Étienne Jehandier Desrochers, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D30806

Mary of Modena

by Étienne Jehandier Desrochers, after Nicolas de Largillière
line engraving, late 17th to early 18th century
NPG D30806

Mary of Modena, published by John Smith, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D11917

Mary of Modena

published by John Smith, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, circa 1683-1729
NPG D11917

Nicolas de Largillière; his wife and two children, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D30418

Nicolas de Largillière; his wife and two children

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D30418

King James II, by and published by Isaac Beckett, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D30781

King James II

by and published by Isaac Beckett, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, circa 1686
NPG D30781

King James II, by and published by Isaac Beckett, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D30784

King James II

by and published by Isaac Beckett, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, circa 1686
NPG D30784

King James II, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D10651

King James II

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D10651

King James II, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D10649

King James II

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D10649

King James II, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D10650

King James II

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D10650

King James II, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D10652

King James II

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D10652

Mary of Modena, by John Smith, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D45878

Mary of Modena

by John Smith, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D45878

Pieter van der Meulen, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D11500

Pieter van der Meulen

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D11500

King James II, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D11522

King James II

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D11522

Mary of Modena, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D11524

Mary of Modena

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D11524

Nicolas de Largillière; his wife and two children, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D11557

Nicolas de Largillière; his wife and two children

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D11557

King James II, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D11916

King James II

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D11916

King James II, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D12000

King James II

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D12000

Mary of Modena, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D13685

Mary of Modena

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D13685

Nicolas de Largillière; his wife and his son and daughter, by Isaac Beckett, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D13683

Nicolas de Largillière; his wife and his son and daughter

by Isaac Beckett, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D13683

Ann Warner, by and published by John Smith, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D4629

Ann Warner

by and published by John Smith, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1687
NPG D4629

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