Jacqués Antoine Arlaud

Jacqués Antoine Arlaud

(1668 - 1743)

Place of Birth: Geneve, Switzerland
Place of Death: Geneve

A portraitist, miniaturist and religious painter, Arlaud travelled to pParis around 1708 and worked with Rigaud. He taught the duc d'Orléans. In 1721 he travelled to England. He stayed for another four years in Paris before definitively returning to Geneva. No pastels are known, but he seems to have used touches of pastel in his gouche miniatures. ( e.g. his 1727 autoportrait in the Uffizi).



Paintings by Jacqués Antoine Arlaud


Young man

A young Gentleman, wearing gold-studded armour, the scarlet lining trimmed with gold, white jabot and full-bottomed powdered wig