Standing portrait of a man in armor with long gray hair. He is pointing toward the right, where flames rise from a burning town.
Nicolas de Largilliere, Augustus the Strong, Elector of Saxony and King of Poland, ca. 1714–1715, oil on canvas, 57 1/2 x 45 1/2 in. (146.1 x 115.6 cm), Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 54-35

Nicolas de Largilliere, Augustus the Strong, Elector of Saxony and King of Poland, ca. 1714–1715

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.320

ArtistNicolas de Largilliere, French, 1656–1746
TitleAugustus the Strong, Elector of Saxony and King of Poland
Object Dateca. 1714–1715
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)57 1/2 x 45 1/2 in. (146.1 x 115.6 cm)
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 54-35

Scholarly research and commentary to be published in 2024.