Baron Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt in Florence

Oil on canvas | 50 x 65.5cm | Signed 1793

Louis Gauffier

Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt, Swedish ambassador to the Italian courts, is shown with Florence’s le Cascine in the background. On his knee is Voltaire’s La mort de César. He contemplates busts of the murdered Julius Caesar and Gustav III. Armfelt fell out ...
read more