Study for a Frontispiece or Monument, with Allegorical Figures Surrounding an Oval Portrait of a Young Woman

Philibert-Benoît DE LA RUE (Paris, 1718 - Paris, 1780)


The younger brother of the sculptor and engraver Louis-Félix de La Rue, Philibert-Benoît de La Rue was a pupil of Charles Parrocel. Agrée at the Académie Royale in 1754, he exhibited battle scenes, genre subjects, landscapes and portraits at the Salons.