“What do you choose to keep?” Keith Christiansen on François Gérard’s “Portrait of Talleyrand”
Baron François Gérard (French, Rome 1770–1837 Paris). “Portrait of Charles Maurice de Talleyrand Périgord (1754–1838), Prince de Bénévent,” 1808. Oil on canvas; 83 7/8 x 57 7/8 in. (213 x 147 cm) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift, 2012 (2012.348)
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