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Pierre Gobert (1662 - 13 February 1744) was a French painter.
He was born in Fontainebleau, the son of the sculptor Jean II Gobert. Gobert entered the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture on 31 December 1701 as a portraitist. During the reign of Louis XIV he became the preferred painter of the great ladies of the court as evidenced by the large collection of portraits that he executed during that time. Gobert's style included incorporating the traits of mythology into his portraits.
List of works
- Portrait of Mademoiselle de Blois en Galatée triomphante See Here, (c.1692), Collection particulière
- Portrait of the duchesse du Maine,
- Portrait of Mademoiselle de Chartres (1690-98) See Here
- Portrait of Mademoiselle de la Mothe,
- Portrait of Marquise du Deffand,
- Portrait of the daughters of the prince de Condé (1689) See Here
- Portrait of Mademoiselle de Villefranche,
- Portrait of Mademoiselle de Maupin,
- Portrait of Mademoiselle de Chartres [niece of the above Mlle de Chartres] (c.1716) See Here
- Portrait of the Abesse de Chelles (1720) See Here
- Portrait of the princesse de Conti
- Portrait of the princesse de Condé (1713) See Here
- Portrait of the duchesse de Bourgogne, (1704) See Here
- Portrait of the duchesse de Chartres, (1700) See Here
- Portrait of the Hereditary Prince of Lorraine (1710) See Here
- Portrait of Mademoiselle de Valois, (1717) See Here
- Portrait of the Family of the Duke of Valentinois
- Portrait of Mademoiselle de Chartres, See Here
- Portrait of Mademoiselle de Clermont, (1710-1720; held in the Royal Collection); See Here
- Portrait of the Anne de Baviére See Here
- Portrait of Louis XV of France (1716)
- Portrait of Yirmisekiz Mehmed Çelebi (1724); See here
Monsieur Gobert was also commissioned to do portraits of the Régent of France along with his second daughter Marie Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans (See here). Anne Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon was also a subject of his along with Louis XV. Louis XV's wife Marie Leszczy?ska. Their eldest twin daughters, Princess Marie Louise Élisabeth and Princess Henriette Anne were also painted by Pierre in their infancy. Princess Marie Louise was also painted. He died at Paris.
- Fernand Engerand, «Pierre Gobert, peintre de portrait», in "L'Artiste", Mars 1897, pp. 161-175.