Some Propositions on Portraiture with de Piles

by Matthew Innis |

Roger de Piles (1635-1709) was a Frenchman of noble birth, who enjoyed an interesting and varied career.  In addition to being a theologian and philosopher, de Piles was a tutor, author, painter, engraver, collector, translator, author, art critic, diplomatic secretary, and a sometime spy.  His defense of Rubens in 1673 was the first aesthetic debate…

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