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Louis Gauffier (1762-1801)

Do you think you may own a painting by Louis Gauffier? We perform art authentications, art appraisals, art research and provide Certificates of Authenticity (COA) as well as consultations, for all paintings by Louis Gauffier.

Gauffier painting, Vallombrosa and the Arno Valley

Vallombrosa and the Arno Valley

Gauffier painting, Cleopatra and Octavian

Cleopatra and Octavian

Gauffier painting, Quiet Recess of the Holy Family in Egypt

Quiet Recess of the Holy Family in Egypt

Louis Gauffier was an 18th century French painter, who was initially trained in Paris . He won the Prix de Rome in 1784, and was renowned for creating landscapes and history paintings. Gauffier created some highly-regarded portraits as well, including pencil drawings of poets, musicians and religious figures.

Gauffier painting, Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex

Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex

Gauffier painting, Paul Marmottan

Paul Marmottan

Gauffier painting, Portrait of Elizabeth, Lady Webster

Portrait of Elizabeth, Lady Webster

Today, Gauffier's work is housed world wide and perhaps in your own home. Still wondering about an 18th century landscape or portrait in your family estate? Contact us...it could be by Louis Gauffier.