Hyacinthe Rigaud: Portrait of Philippe de Courcillon, Marquis de Dangeau (1702)

(Château de Versailles, Versailles, France)

A portait by the French painter Hyacinthe Rigaud (1659-1743). The sitter is Philippe de Courcillon, Marquis de Dangeau (1638-1720). Philippe de Courcillon was a colonel of the king’s regiment in the French army. Courcillon is best known for his personal dairy which he kept from 1684 to his death in 1720 regarding the daily life at the court of Versailles. Painting from 1702.

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