Portrait of Moliere 1622-73 Oil Painting - Pierre Mignard

Portrait of Moliere 1622-73

Pierre MignardItem # 227220
Museum Quality Hand Painted Oil Reproduction

Was originally


Now only

You save 30%
16 X 20 in
9 Frame Options:
Painting Size: 12" x 16"
16" x 20"
20" x 25"
24" x 30"
28" x 35"
32" x 41"
36" x 46"
40" x 51"
Frame: Unframed - Rolled in a tube
Gallery Wrap
Finished Size: 30" x 34"
Add to Cart
Add to Cart
Free Shipping to Your Door
100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Portrait of Moliere 1622-73", originally brought to life by the talented Pierre Mignard. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Pierre Mignard and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "Portrait of Molière (1622–73)" is a notable painting by the French Baroque artist Pierre Mignard (1612–1695). This artwork is a significant cultural artifact as it depicts Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière, who is among the greatest playwrights in French literature and Western theatre. Molière was an actor and the creator of comedies that satirized the social and religious mores of his time, with works such as "Tartuffe," "The Misanthrope," and "The Imaginary Invalid."

    Pierre Mignard, a leading portraitist of his era, was known for his refined and elegant style, which was influenced by his time in Italy and his admiration for the works of Raphael. Mignard became the official court painter to Louis XIV after the death of his rival, Charles Le Brun. His portraits of royalty and the nobility were celebrated for their grace and psychological insight.

    The "Portrait of Molière" is an important visual document that provides insight into the playwright's appearance and personality. Mignard's portrayal is often noted for its lifelike quality and the dignified representation of Molière, capturing both his intellectual presence and the subtle nuances of his character. The painting is also a testament to the high esteem in which Molière was held by his contemporaries, despite the controversies that some of his plays incited.

    The exact date of the painting's creation is not clearly documented, but it is generally believed to have been painted during the latter part of Molière's life, possibly in the 1660s or early 1670s, before the playwright's death in 1673. The portrait is typically characterized by Mignard's smooth brushwork and the careful attention to detail, particularly in the rendering of Molière's facial features and attire.

    As of the knowledge cutoff date, the "Portrait of Molière" by Pierre Mignard is housed in a collection or museum that preserves French art from the period, allowing scholars and the public to appreciate this intersection of visual art and theatrical history. The painting continues to be studied for its artistic merit and as a historical record of one of France's most influential cultural figures.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

    We believe in the quality of our hand-painted oil painting reproductions, and your satisfaction is our priority. If for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we offer a 45-day return policy. You can return your artwork within 45 days of receipt and receive a full refund. Please note that the artwork must be returned in the original packaging and in the same condition as it was received.

Add to Cart

100% hand-painted

Each and every piece of our artwork is entirely hand-painted by artists with over a decade of experience. Every painting is infused with a unique personality and an unrivaled value, showcasing art in its rawest and most authentic form just for you.

Museum quality

We adhere to museum-level standards in our creation. Each piece of work is reproduced using techniques as close as possible to the original, coupled with the finest paints and canvases, making the color, structure, and texture of every replica as similar as possible to the original.

Top-level materials

We insist on choosing the best quality paints and canvases from around the world. These selected materials not only offer unparalleled color saturation and durability, but also ensure that the reproductions can withstand the test of time. Only the finest materials can replicate the most authentic artworks possible.

Online proofing

We offer online proofing services, allowing you to be hands-on with every step of the artistic journey. You can personally review and suggest tweaks, and we'll meticulously fine-tune every detail until it aligns with your vision to the tee.

Frequently asked questions

  • How similar are your oil painting reproductions to the original artworks?

    We pride ourselves on achieving a high level of accuracy in our reproductions. While it's nearly impossible to replicate an artwork 100%, our skilled artists ensure that our reproductions capture the essence, texture, and colors of the original as closely as possible.
  • Can I customize a specific artwork that's not in your catalog?

    Absolutely! We offer custom painting services. If there's a specific artwork or portrait you'd like, simply provide us with the details or an image, and our artists will recreate it for you.
  • If I want to modify certain parts of an existing artwork (like colors or size), is it possible?

    Yes, we offer modification services. Just let us know your preferences, and our artists will make the necessary adjustments to meet your requirements.
  • How should I display my oil painting reproduction to achieve the best effect?

    For the best visual impact, hang your painting at eye level in a well-lit area, preferably with indirect natural light or soft artificial lighting. Avoid direct sunlight and high humidity areas to protect the artwork.
  • Can I see a draft of the artwork before it's finished?

    Yes, we offer online proofing services. Once the initial draft is ready, we'll send you a preview. You can provide feedback, and our artists will make adjustments accordingly.
  • How do I clean and maintain my oil painting reproduction?

    Gently dust the painting with a soft brush or lint-free cloth. Avoid using chemicals or water. If the painting requires deeper cleaning, consult a professional.