Presumed portrait of the Duc and Duchesse de Chartres, surrounded by the Penthièvre and Conti families
By Jean-Baptiste-André Gautier-Dagoty
Oil on canvas
Inv. CAM 567
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The identity of this couple was long a subject of debate, but now seems established: the painting is thought to be a portrait of the Duc and Duchesse de Chartres surrounded by their family – in which case the work resembles a tribute to the dynasty of Louis XVI’s scheming cousin.