Ferdinand Roybet (France, 1840 – 1920) “Louis the 13th – The Teenage King” in an elegant interior setting. Signed lower right. Oil on Cradled Panel. Sight Size: 21.5 x 14.75 in. Overall Size: 29.5 x 23 in. In 1865, Roybet debuted at the Salon des Champs-Elyses with two small watercolors. In the Salon of 1866, he exhibited Unfoursous Henri III, which was purchased by Princess Mathilde. This sale solidified his career and future as a genre painter. Roybet’s small costume paintings of Musketeers and handsome gentleman became sought after by collectors.
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