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Portrait of the Abbot Pierre Mayeur. 1745.

Portrait of the Abbot Pierre Mayeur. 1745.

After the original of M. Loire.

Engraving and etching. 513 × 372.

On the perimeter of the oval frame, there is the inscription: PETRUS MAYEUR ABBAS CLARAEVALLIS ALIXUS. Below on the left: M. Loir pinxit, on the right: De Larmessin graveur du Roy.

Inv. G 346.

Loir, Marianne (1715–1769) is a French portrait artist, from a family of hereditary artists and engravers. According to the National Library of France, "The engraving was exhibited in the Salon in 1745, entitled "Engraved portrait of the Abbot from Clervaux, originally painted by Mademoiselle Loire."

Mayeur, Pierre (?–1761) — Doctor of Theology, abbot of the Monastery of Clervaux (1740–1761).

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