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Portrait of Nicolas de Launay (1647–1727)

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Inscription

Signed in lower left in pencil: "Hyacinth Rigaud" (not in artist's hand).

Provenance

C. Adrian Rübel, Boston; acquired September 1961

Credit Line

Gift of C. Adrian Rübel

about 1712–19

Dimensions

Sheet: 42.2 x 32.6 cm (16 5/8 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.1028

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and black chalk, heightened with white chalk, on blue antique laid paper

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