A Pair of Battle Scenes

Follower of Van der Meulen
Title A Pair of Battle Scenes
Category Recently Sold
Medium & Size Oils on canvas :23 x 29 in. Frame: 29 x 34 in. Circa 1700.
Price Band £10,000 - £20,000
Location Petworth
Biography

King Louis XIV and his Generals with the City of Masstricht in the Distance.French Generals Conversing in the Garden with the City of Luxembourg Beyond.

This pair of paintings are based on Van der Meulen’s works in the Louvre, Paris. The original pieces in the Louvre were

painted by Adam Frans der Meulen, a highly successful Flemish painter who specialized in painting land battle scenes.

He moved to Paris in 1662 and became King Louis XIV favourite painter of this subject matter. These two paintings depict successful campaigns fought by King Louis.

 

                                                             

                                                               

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