Charles Maurice de Talleyrand Périgord
Type of Object: Painting
Technique: Oil on canvas
Measurements: 213 x 147 cm
Item used to belong to the following collections:
Current location of an object: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Other Relevant Historical Information:

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand Périgord (1808–d. 1838; possibly commissioned for Fr 6,000)

his nephew, Edmond de Talleyrand, comte de Périgord, duc de Talleyrand, duc de Dino, Paris and Sagan, Lower Silesia (1838–d. 1872)

by descent (1872–1913) to Howard de Talleyrand-Périgord, duc de Sagan (1913–d. 1929), Sagán, where it remained throughout World War II and until 1947

Muzeum Narodowe, Warsaw (1947–67)

by treaty in 1967 to the duc de Sagan's sister, Hélène-Violette de Talleyrand-Périgord, duchesse de Sagan, comtesse de Pourtalès, later Mme Gaston Palewski, Château du Marais, Saint-Chéron (1969–d. 2003)

her son, comte Hélie Alfred Gérard de Pourtalès de Talleyrand, duc de Sagan, Château de Bandeville, Saint-Cyr-sous-Dourdain (2003–12; sold to Wildenstein);

Wildenstein, New York, 2012; sold to Metropolitan Museum of Art

Related Written Material:

Königlichen Haupt- und Residenzstadt Breslau. "Historische Ausstellung zur Jahrhundertfeier der Freiheitskriege Breslau," 1913, no. 77

Kathryn Calley Galitz. "François Gérard: Portraiture, Scandal, and the Art of Power in Napoleonic France." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 71 (Summer 2013), pp. 5, 39, 41–42, 46, 48

Authors of this entry:
  • Magdalena Palica
Published on: 16 / 01 / 2014
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