“Diane and her suite”, 17th century

Oil on canvas depicting Diane and her suite.

Diana is originally a Latin goddess with power over procreation, childbirth, hunting and sovereignty. She quickly became the goddess of hunting and moon in Roman mythology.

XVII century

«Portrait of a diamond woman», Regency time

«Portrait of a diamond woman», XVIII s.
Oil on canvas depicting a woman dressed in the hurluberlu at the Anne-Marie d’Orléans (sister of Philip II of Orleans the Regent) decorated with pearls and holding a diamond.

Is the woman in our portrait the Regent’s favorite or perhaps the very personification of the Regency time.

Height with frame: 99 cm
Width with frame: 79 cm
Period: XVIII century, Regency

“Child with a dog”, 18th century

Court portrait of a child accompanied by a dog.
The portrait of a child became more popular in the second part of the 18th centuries; in the 17th centuries it was still reserved for princes of blood.

“Portrait of the doctor”, Attributed to Donatien Nonotte

“Portrait of the Doctor”, oil on canvas, probably representing Albrecht von Haller (1708-1777) Swiss physician, scientist, naturalist, thinker and literary critic. The doctor holds a jar containing a fetus. On the jar we can read the Latin formula “Disce Me Noscere”: get to know me.

Attributed to Donatien Nonotte

18th century