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Portrait of Polish King Augustus III.

Portrait of Polish King Augustus III.

From the original L. de Silvestre.

Engraving. 520 × 388.

Under the image: Auguste III Rou de Pologne, Electeur de Saxe. On the lower field: Peint par Louis de Silvestre, premier peintre du Roy en 1743. Gravé à Berlin par G.F. Schmidt, graveur du Roy.

Inv. G 343.

Silvestre, Louis de (1675–1760) is a French painter, in 1716–1752 a court painter of the Saxon elector in Dresden.

August III Saxon (1696–1763) — Elector of Saxony (since 1733), King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania (from 1734).

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