Description One of the key figures in painted enamel miniature portraits, Jean Petitot painted the portraits of French aristocracy. This portrait of King Louis XIV was completed by the French/Swiss artist in the 17th century and was incorporated into a snuffbox in the 18th century. See Walters 57.243 for a similar piece.
Cracks in the miniature set in the top of the snuffbox will be repaired.
- Small Northern European Portraits from The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. National Gallery of Art, Washington. 2000.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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