Pfalzgraf Friedrich Michael von Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld

Pfalzgraf Friedrich Michael von Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld

Artist
Louis Tocqué
Dating
um 1745
More about this artwork
Count Palatine Friedrich Michael of Zweibrücken, the younger brother of Duke Christian IV of Palatine-Zweibrücken, pursued a military career. In this portrait, Louis Tocqué—a pupil of Jean-Marc Nattier—emphasises less the martial side and more the courtly elegance of the still young officer who was in the service of the French at the time the picture was painted. Friedrich Michael’s son, Maximilian Joseph, who was born in 1756, later first became Elector and then King of Bavaria.
Displayed
AP OG Saal XII
Inventory Number
2498
Birth year of the artist
1696
Year the artist deceased
1772
Dimensions of the object
89 x 73 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Origin
1799 aus der Galerie Zweibrücken
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Louis Tocqué, Pfalzgraf Friedrich Michael von Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, um 1745, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/gR4kRReGEe (Last updated on 13.01.2022)

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