Signed autograph letter, without place or date, 1 page in-8°. The painter expresses his gratitude towards "Madame la Baronne" and mentions an incredible copy of a Rembrandt painting. I am deeply grateful to Madame la Baronne.This beautiful Rembrandt has certainly never been better copied. I will have the honor of calling on Madame la Baronne to offer her my compliments again and express my gratitude. Her very humble and obedient servant, F. English and Russian translations available on request. SHILTONSON is a member of the National Union of Ancient and Modern Bookstores / International League of Ancient Bookstores. François Gérard is a French neoclassical painter of history, portraitist, and illustrator. A student of Jacques-Louis David, he was one of the leading painters of the First Empire and the Restoration. Court painter under Napoleon I.
Then First painter of kings Louis XVIII and Charles X, Gérard enjoyed great renown, not only in France but also in Europe. The painter of kings, the king of painters.
Indeed, he was the portraitist of all European royal families. His salon, one of the most famous of his time, welcomed the greatest personalities. More information about François Gérard. This is an authentic letter. Our letters are accompanied by a descriptive sheet including a transcription.
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