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.
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