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Artist Anonymous ( Paris) Formerly attributed to Girard d'Orléans
Title King John II of France in profile
Object type Painting
Date before 1350
Medium tempera and gold on oak panel
Dimensions 59.8 × 44.6 cm (23.5 × 17.6 in)
Peinture française, room 1: Jean le Bon. Richelieu, 2 nd floor.
This work is part of the collections of the Louvre (Department of Paintings).
Accession number RF 2490 Info non-talk.svg
Object history
  • Unknown date: Gouffier
  • by 1715: François Roger de Gaignières (1642-1715) (?)
  • Unknown date: acquired by Louis XV de France (1710-1774)
  • by 1925: Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
  • Unknown date: transferred to Louvre Museum, Paris
Inscriptions top: jehan roy de france
Notes One of the oldest French paintings, the earliest European profile portrait.
References Joconde database: entry 000PE002963

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