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Hyacinthe Rigaud (1659-1743 ) was a French painter of Catalan origin. He was the most important portrait painter during the reign of King Louis XIV. His instinct for impressive poses and grand presentations precisely suited the tastes of the royal personages, ambassadors, clerics, courtiers, and financiers who sat for him.   more from wikipedia »