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Portrait of Pierre Seriziat the artist's brother-in-law

Jacques-Louis David

Portrait of Pierre Seriziat the artist's brother-in-law

Jacques-Louis David
  • Date: 1795
  • Style: Neoclassicism
  • Genre: portrait
  • Media: oil, canvas
  • Tag: male-portraits, famous-people, Pierre-Seriziat
  • Dimensions: 129 x 95.5 cm
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The Portrait of Pierre Seriziat (or Sériziat) is a 1795 oil canvas portrait by French artist Jacques Louis David. The portrait shows an elegant and wealthy Frenchman, Pierre Seriziat, seated outdoors on top of a rock. The painting is one of pair done by David for Seriziat and his wife Emilie. The companion piece, Portrait of Emilie Seriziat, shows a woman in a white dress indoors, holding flowers in one hand and the hand of a child in the other. Both painting are held in the Louvre in Paris.


Brookner, Anita, Jacques-Louis David, London: Chatto &Windus, 1980; New York,
N.Y.: Thames and Hudson, 1980, 1987.


“Jacques-Louis David.” Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online
Academic Edition. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2015. Web. 24 Apr. 2014.


"Portrait of Pierre Seriziat (1757-1847) Jacques Louis-David" Www.Art.com. Art.com Inc., n.d. Web.

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