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File:Louis-Michel van Loo 001.jpg

Title Portrait of Denis Diderot (1713-1784)
Date 1767
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Height: 0.81 m (0.9 yd). Width: 0.65 m (0.7 yd).
Sully - 2e étage - Les peintres de Diderot - Salle 47
Accession number R.F. 1958
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Deutsch: Sammlung Diderot. Geschenk von M. de Vandeul an den französischen Staat, 1911
English: Diderot Collection. Gift of M. de Vandeul to the French State in 1911.
Español: Colección Diderot. Donado por M. de Vandeul al Estado Francés en 1911.
Français : Don de la famille de Vandeul, descendant du modèle, 1911.
Deutsch: Signiert und datiert: L M Van Loo 1767
English: Signed, dated: L M Van Loo 1767
Español: Firmado y fechado: L M Van Loo 1767.
Français : Signature : L. M. Van Loo 1767
Deutsch: Im Pariser „Salon“ 1767 ausgestellt unter dem Titel Portrait de M. Diderot.
English: Exhibited at the 1767 Salon under the title Portrait de M. Diderot.
Español: Expuesto en el Salón de 1767 con el título de Portrait de M. Diderot.
Français : Exposé pour la première fois au salon de 1767. Commentaire de Diderot : « (…) Mes enfants, je vous préviens, ce n'est pas moi. J'avais en une journée cent physionomies diverses, selon la chose dont j'étais affecté. J'étais serein, triste, rêveur, tendre, violent, passionné, enthousiaste. Mais je ne fus jamais tel que vous me voyez là. (…) »
References Joconde database: entry 000PE002831
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