Auction 75 Antiques & Works of Art


Circle of Louis de Silvestre (1675-1760)


8.000 - 12.000

Session 1

14 March 2018


Portait of August III, elector of Saxony, King of Poland
Oil on canvas

250x154 cm



Additional Information

August III is depicted wearing Polish costume and the Orders of the Golden Fleece and of the Holy Spirit.
On the left side of the composition, above a tall back chair with his monogram is the mantle gifted by the Saxony government for his coronation.
On the right side, on a pier table, the royal symbols: crown, scepter and the orbe.
A similar painting dated of 1737 by Louis Silvestre (1696-1763) is part of the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister collection, Dresden

Closed Auction